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Sustainable Construction Industry Development and Green Buildings: A Case of Latvia

REFERENCES 1. European Commission. (2017). List of NACE codes. Retrieved 12 September 2017 from http://ec.europa.eu/competition/mergers/cases/index/nace_all.html 2. Kantar TNS. (2017). On average 78% or 1 259 000 of the population of Latvia in the surveyed target group use the Internet on a regular basis. Retrieved 20 September 2017 from http://www.tns.lv/?lang=lv&fullarticle=true&category=showuid&id=5136 3. Kauškale, L., Binovska, I., Geipele, I., & Vanags J. (2017) The comparative analysis of real estate market development in Baltic

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Infrastructure of Baltic Region Transmission System: Analysis of Technical and Economic Factors of its Development

). Creation of the pan-European Internal Energy Market. Responsibilities and challenges of power exchange. In: the 11th International Conf. on the European Energy Market, Krakow. 5. PCR Project Main Features”. URL: http://www.nordpoolspot.com/Global/DownloadCenter/PCR/PCR-presentation_09012014.pdf (date of access: 29.06.2014). 6. Krishans, Z., Mutule, A., Merkuryev, Y., & Oleinikova, I. (2010). Dynamic Management of Sustainable Development: Methods for Large Technical Systems, 1st ed-n, London: Springer. 7. Turcik, M

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The Development of Nanotechnologies and Advanced Materials Industry in Science and Entrepreneurship: Socioeconomic and Technical Indicators. A Case Study of Latvia (Part Two)

://www.oecdbetterlifeindex.org/topics/life-satisfaction/ 4. Lonska, J. (2013). Comparative analysis of subjective well-being of Latvia’s inhabitants in the context of economic development of the Baltic States. Latgale National Economy Research, 1 (5), 148–166. DOI: 10.17770/lner2013vol1.5.1157. 5. Living standard statistics – median equivalised disposable income. (n.d.). Eurostat. Retrieved 6 January 2016, from http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/statistics-explained/index.php/Living_standard_statistics_-_median_equivalised_disposable_income 6. Gini coefficient of equivalised disposable income. (n.d.). Eurostat

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The Development of Nanotechnologies and Advanced Materials Industry in Science and Entrepreneurship: Scientific Indicators. A Case Study of Latvia (Part Three)

References 1. Schwab, K. (2016). The Global Competitiveness Report 2016-2017. World Economic Forum. Retrieved from https://www.weforum.org/reports/the-global-competitivenessreport-2016-2017-1 2. Geipele, I., Geipele, S., Štaube, T., Ciemleja, G., & Zeltiņš, N. (2016). The development of nanotechnologies and advanced materials industry in science and entrepreneurship: Socioeconomic and technical indicators: A case study of Latvia (Part One). Latvian Journal of Physics and Technical Sciences, 53(4), 3-13. ISSN 0868

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The Development of Nanotechnologies and Advanced Materials Industry in Science and Entrepreneurship: Socioeconomic and Technical Indicators. A Case Study of Latvia (Part One)

-to-eye: the agreement factor and performance. Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, 17 (1) , 102–122. doi: 10.1108/14626001011019152 4. Niessen, S., & Friedrich, R. (2009). Das Meistern der Krise für kleine und mittlere Unternehmen (KMUs): Erfolgsfaktoren und ihre Wirkung. OnlineBlatt 01/2009. Retrieved from http://www.malik-management.com/de/pdf/publikationen/online-letter/malik-online-letter-das-meistern-der-krise-fuer-kmus.pdf 5. Becerra, M. (2009). Theory of the firm for strategic management economic value analysis , Cambridge: Cambridge

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Influence of Changes in Hot Water Consumption on the DHS Development

Influence of Changes in Hot Water Consumption on the DHS Development

The methodology proposed in the paper is based on the concept of Energy Efficiency Uninterrupted Development Cycle (EEUDC). The goal of the authors was to clarify how the district heating system (DHS) development is affected by the heat consumption. The primary emphasis was given to the hot water consumption, with its noticeable daily fluctuations as well as changes caused by those in the inhabitants' way of life. The methodology, which is in good agreement with the ideology of advanced management of DHS development, employs the ISO 14000 series of standards (widely applied in the sphere of environment management). In the work, experimental results are presented that have been obtained through monitoring the hot water consumption. The results evidence that this consumption and its usage indices correspond to the level achieved by Western (in particular, North-European) countries. This circumstance changes considerably the input data for calculation of DHS elements, making it possible to work out appropriate measures in order to improve the DHS efficiency through step-by-step replacement of the elements with high energy loss.

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The Development of Nanotechnologies and Advanced Materials Industry in Science and Entrepreneurship: Legal Indicators. A Case Study of Latvia (Part Four)

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The present scientific paper is the fourth part and continuation of the in-depth scientific study of the developed system of engineering economic indicators, where the authors obtain results from the scientific research presented in a series of works on the development of the nanotechnologies and advanced materials industry in science and entrepreneurship in Latvia. Part Four determines the essential legal indicators of the development of nano-field at the macro, micro, and meso development levels of the economic environment in Latvia. The paper provides the interaction of new identified indicators of nano-field in terms of further scientific and practical activities. Latvia is analysed in comparison with other countries in the world.

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Simulation analysis of resource-based city development based on system dynamics: A case study of Panzhihua

1 Introduction With the continuous development of the times, the economic level has become an important indicator for evaluating the level of development of a city. In the economic development, energy and the environment have played an important role. People’s living standards are constantly improving, and the requirements for quality of life are also increasing. The increase of haze has also affected people’s daily lives and physical health. The economic benefits and environmental problems brought by the continuous consumption of energy are equivalent

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Environmental and Energy Aspects of Construction Industry and Green Buildings

REFERENCES 1. Chen, P.-H., Ong, C.-F., & Hsu, S.-C. (2016). Understanding the relationships between environmental management practices and financial performances of multinational construction firms. Journal of Cleaner Production, 139 , 750–760. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2016.08.109 2. Kauškale, L., & Geipele, I. (2016). Economic and social sustainability of real estate market and problems of economic development – a historical overview. Baltic Journal of Real Estate Economics and Construction Management, 4 (1), 2255–9671. DOI: 10

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The Development and Design of Engineering Economic Indicator System for Nanotechnology Industry Product Manufacturing: A Case Study of Latvia / Inženierekonomisko Rādītāju Sistēmas Attīstība Un Izveide Nanotehnoloģiju Industrijas Produktu Ražošanai: Latvijas Pieredze

). 3. Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia (2014). Research and Development Statistics. Retrieved from http://www.csb.gov.lv/sites/default/files/publikacijas/nr_36_petniecibas_statistika_14_00_lv.pdf (in Latvian). 4. Es-Sadki, N., & Hollanders, H. (2014). Innovation Union Scoreboard 2014. European Union, Belgium. 5. Ministry of Education and Science of Latvia (2013). About Development of Smart Specialisation Strategy. Retrieved from http://tap.mk.gov.lv/mk/tap/?pid=40291636 (in Latvian). 6. Liu, Z. & Sha, J. (2012

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