05/2017

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EDITORIAL

05 Nearly Zero Energy Hospital Buildings
Hans Besselink

ARTICLES

07 Roadmap to nZEB Hospital – a Case Study: VUmc Policlinic
Riccardo Capperucci, Wim Maassen and Wim Zeiler

13 Pareto analysis: a first step towards nZEB Hospitals
Ilse Schoenmakers and Wim Zeiler

17 Hospitals wards in low energy buildings: Paying heed to patient thermal comfort
Mike van Osta, Asit Mishra, Marcel Loomans, Helianthe Kort and Wim Maassen

25 Targeting Nearly-Zero Exergy Hospital Buildings (nZEXHB): a new performance metric and a case study
Birol Kilkis

31 How U.S. hospitals can realize net-zero energy
Heather Burpee

37 The hope and possibility of net-zero hospitals in the US regulatory context
Travis R. English

42 Getting to zero – Managing the impacts of waste
Walt Vernon

47 Towards net-zero hospitals in the UK
Frank Mills

52 Airflow dynamics of a patient room
Kishor Khankari

59 Predicting energy savings for energy performance contracting – the impact of the energy performance gapPredicting energy savings for energy performance contracting – the impact of the energy performance gap
Dave Baas, Rik Maaijen, Wim Maassen and Wim Zeiler

63 Experimental study of the effect of operation lamps on downward airflow distribution in an operating theatre in St. Olavs Hospital in Norway
Amar Aganovic, Guangyu Cao, Liv-Inger Stenstad, Jan Gunnar Skogås and Hans Martin Mathisen

68 Lower energy consumption requires lower air pressure
Göran Hultmark and Jesper Laursen