• Adapting Green-Blue Roofs to Nordic Climate 

      Thodesen, Bridget; Kvande, Tore; Tajet, Helga Therese Tilley; Time, Berit; Lohne, Jardar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      This paper reviews research literature on the subject of the potential role of green-blue roofs within a Nordic urban environment, to find potential implications for stormwater handling of research carried out and knowledge ...
    • Analyse av gamle kalkmørtler. Samling av prøveresultater 

      Kvande, Tore; Waldum, Alf M. (Prosjektrapport (Norges Byggforskningsinstitutt);239, Research report, 1998)
    • Bortkastet impregnering mot slagregn 

      Slapø, Fredrik; Kvande, Tore; Bakken, Noralf (Journal article, 2017)
      Ulike impregneringsmidler benyttes for å bedre regnmotstandsevnen til teglmurverk, men effekten er sårbar med tanke på riss og andre svakheter i murverket. Forsøk utført i SINTEF sitt slagregnskap viser at ingen av de ...
    • Bruk av bygningsintegrerte solceller 

      Kvande, Tore; Bunkholt, Nora Schjøth; Time, Berit (Journal article, 2021)
      Fornybar energiproduksjon på bygningar ved bruk av såkalla bygningsintegrerte solceller (BIPV) har eit stort potensiale, men løysninga er relativt ny og umoden. I ein ny rapport utgitt av SINTEF akademisk forlag har vi ...
    • Bruk av bygningsintegrerte solceller (BIPV) i Norge. Kunnskapsstatus 

      Bunkholt, Nora Schjøth; Time, Berit; Gullbrekken, Lars; Grynning, Steinar; Kvande, Tore (SINTEF Fag;82, Research report, 2021)
      SINTEF har gjennomført et prosjekt med hovedmål å kartlegge praksis, kunnskapsnivå og kunnskapsbehov hos aktører som jobber med anskaffelse, prosjektering og utførelse av bygninger med bygningsintegrerte solceller (BIPV). ...
    • Climate Adaptation Framework for Moisture-resilient Buildings in Norway 

      Lisø, Kim Robert; Kvande, Tore; Time, Berit (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      In the next decades, buildings and infrastructure will be exposed to significantly different climatic strains than they are today. Still, building standards and design guidelines presuppose use of historic weather data. ...
    • Climate Adaptation in Maintenance Operation and Management of Buildings 

      Grynning, Steinar; Gradeci, Klodian; Gaarder, Jørn Emil; Time, Berit; Lohne, Jardar; Kvande, Tore (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      The aim of this paper is to analyze the basic criteria, trends, applications, and developments related to climate adaptation in building maintenance and operation management (MOM) practices in Norway. Investigations conducted ...
    • Climate adaptation of buildings through MOM- and upgrading - State of the art and research needs 

      Grynning, Steinar; Wærnes, Elisabeth Gaal; Kvande, Tore; Time, Berit (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      This study presents an overview of research initiatives and projects addressing climate adaption in management operation and maintenance (MOM) and upgrade of existing buildings. The aim was to identify knowledge needs and ...
    • Compact wooden roofs with smart vapour barrier – Pilot project experiences 

      Bunkholt, Nora Schjøth; Gullbrekken, Lars; Geving, Stig; Kvande, Tore (Peer reviewed; Conference object; Journal article, 2020)
      Compact roofs are normally built without organic materials between the vapour barrier and the roof membrane due to moisture safety risks. However, laboratory measurements indicate that organic materials could be used ...
    • Durability of ETICS with Rendering in Norway—Experimental and Field Investigations 

      Kvande, Tore; Bakken, Noralf; Bergheim, Einar; Thue, Jan Vincent (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      External Thermal Insulation Composite Systems (ETICS) with Rendering are widely used in both rehabilitation and new building projects, even in areas with harsh climates such as the western regions of Norway. However, we ...
    • Effekt av maling og tynnpuss på pussfasadar. Delrapport frå prosjekt 9 i FoU-programmet «Klima 2000» 

      Kvande, Tore; Waldum, Alf M. (Prosjektrapport (Norges Byggforskningsinstitutt);326, Research report, 2002)
    • Efficiency of BIPV system – Field study in Norwegian climate 

      Gullbrekken, Lars; Bunkholt, Nora Schjøth; Grynning, Steinar; Bellman, Martin; Kvande, Tore (1st Nordic conference on Zero Emission and Plus Energy Buildings, Conference object; Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Use of solar cells (PV) and solar collectors are key remedies in buildings where a large part of the energy supply should be based on renewable energy. The aim of this work has been to evaluate calculated and measured solar ...
    • Erfaringar med puss som vern ved regnpåkjenning. Delrapport frå prosjekt 9 i FoU-programmet «Klima 2000» 

      Kvande, Tore (Prosjektrapport (Norges Byggforskningsinstitutt);320, Research report, 2002)
    • Experiences with CLT Construction in Norway 

      Wahlstrøm, Simen; Gullbrekken, Lars; Elvebakk, Kristin; Kvande, Tore (Peer reviewed; Conference object; Journal article, 2020)
      The use of cross-laminated timber (CLT) elements in buildings is an innovative and upcoming construction method. In Norway, due to its eco-friendly potential, more widespread use of the method is expected despite limited ...
    • Experiences with external drainage systems from compact roofs in Norwegian climates 

      Andenæs, Erlend; Skagseth, Vegard Andre; Bunkholt, Nora Schjøth; Kvande, Tore; Lohne, Jardar (Peer reviewed; Conference object; Journal article, 2020)
      To reduce loads on urban drainage systems and facilitate local infiltration of stormwater, it is desired to lead runoff water from roofs through external drains and into the local soil. However, in cold climates, situations ...
    • Experimental Study of Thermal Buoyancy in the Cavity of Ventilated Roofs 

      Bunkholt, Nora Schjøth; Säwén, Toivo; Stockhaus, Martina; Kvande, Tore; Gullbrekken, Lars; Wahlgren, Paula; Lohne, Jardar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Pitched wooden roofs are ventilated through an air cavity beneath the roofing in order to remove heat and moisture from the roof construction. The ventilation is driven by wind pressure and thermal buoyancy. This paper ...
    • Fukttransport i mineralske bygningsmaterialer - materialegenskaper Sluttrapport fra prosjekt 6 i FoU-programmet «Klima 2000» 

      Time, Berit; Kvande, Tore; Terjesen, Kjell; Sæter, Øyvind (Prosjektrapport (Norges Byggforskningsinstitutt);369, Research report, 2004)
    • Hot-Box measurements of highly insulated wall, roof and floor structures 

      Gullbrekken, Lars; Uvsløkk, Sivert; Kvande, Tore; Time, Berit (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      The purpose of this study was to investigate how natural convection in air permeable glass wool insulation affects the thermal transmittance in walls, roofs and floor structures. The results can be used to evaluate the ...
    • Hygrothermal simulations of thermally insulated basement envelopes - Importance of boundary conditions below grade 

      Asphaug, Silje Kathrin; Time, Berit; Kvande, Tore (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Hygrothermal simulations are widely used to predict and optimise the hygrothermal performances of building envelopes. For the walls and floors in basements, however, determining the variation of the exterior hygrothermal ...
    • Influence of Local Weather Conditions on Ventilation of a Pitched Wooden Roof 

      Bunkholt, Nora Schjøth; Gullbrekken, Lars; Kvande, Tore (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      This paper investigates the influence of temperature and wind conditions on ventilation of the air cavity beneath the roofing in a full-scale pitched wooden roof construction. The potential for condensation in the air ...