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Sustainable buildings: a study of incorporation of renewable technologies

Grant number: 12/06477-0
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): July 01, 2012
Effective date (End): June 30, 2013
Field of knowledge:Engineering - Mechanical Engineering - Thermal Engineering
Principal researcher:José Antônio Perrella Balestieri
Grantee:João Victor Mussi
Home Institution: Faculdade de Engenharia (FEG). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Guaratinguetá. Guaratinguetá , SP, Brazil


The development of research in the area of Energy by teachers and students of the Faculty of Engineering Guaratinguetá/UNESP is offering the opportunity of new enterprise be established on campus with external resources. A proposal that is been discussed is the construction of a sustainable building for the "Agency Sustainability" and "House of the Visiting Professor; the first proposal aims at disseminating information to internal and external community, and support, based on academic research, administrative activities, while the second proposal would support the presence of external researchers to UNESP with a view to greater internationalization of the Graduate Program in Mechanical Engineering Unit. The proposed work is part of these efforts to identify goals for suppliers of products/services with environmental and social involvement that can become partners in the construction of the building, to identify new energy technologies and sustainable construction techniques that can be integrated into the project of a building, analyzing their cost/benefit for adoption in the project, developing the design and sustainable building design, considering the technological aspects previously identified, with the presentation of the design decisions.

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