Ph.D. Student Birgit Risholt has submitted the following academic thesis as part of the doctoral work at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology:
"Zero energy renovation of single family houses"
The Faculty of Architecture and Fine Art has appointed the following evaluation committee to assess the thesis:
- First Opponent: Director General/Professor Gudni A. Jóhannesson, National Energy Authority of Iceland
- Second Opponent: Professor Kajsa Ellegård, Linköping University, Sweden
- Third Opponent: Professor Inger Andresen, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
Associate Professor Bendik Manum, Department of Architectural Design, History and Technology has been appointed administrator of the committee.
The main supervisor has been Professor Anne Grete Hestnes, Department of Architectural Design, History and Technology and the co-supervisors have been senior researcher Berit Time, SINTEF Building and Infrastructure and Professor Tore Kvande, Department of Civil and Transport Engineering.
The trial lecture will take place on 7th of June, 2013 at 10.15 in Totalrommet, 2nd floor, Main Building, Gløshaugen on the following topic:
"The focus is on CO2 emissions rather than on energy use. What are the consequences of this when building new buildings? "
The public defence of the thesis will take place on the 7th of June, 2013 at 13.15 in Totalrommet, 2nd floor, Main Building, NTNU, Gløshaugen.