Solar Energy and Cultural-Heritage Values

Tor Broström
Gotland University, Centre for Energy Efficiency in Historic Buildings, Visby, Sweden

Karin Svahnström
Gotland University, Centre for Energy Efficiency in Historic Buildings, Visby, Sweden

Ladda ner artikelhttp://dx.doi.org/10.3384/ecp110572034

Ingår i: World Renewable Energy Congress - Sweden; 8-13 May; 2011; Linköping; Sweden

Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings 57:38, s. 2034-2040

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Publicerad: 2011-11-03

ISBN: 978-91-7393-070-3

ISSN: 1650-3686 (tryckt), 1650-3740 (online)


The use of solar energy in a building of cultural-heritage value is an issue that brings the trade-off between aspects of use and preservation to a head. A sustainable use and preservation of historic buildings requires broad and long term compromises between social; economic and environmental aspects. The objective of the present paper is to present and discuss a decision framework for such compromises regarding the use of solar energy in historic buildings.


Solar energy; Renewable energy; Historic buildings; Cultural heritage


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