Essays about: "Building performance simulation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 165 essays containing the words Building performance simulation.

  1. 1. Integrating Fire Evacuation into the Building Information Modelling Workflow

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Brandteknik

    Author : Nazim Yakhou; [2022]
    Keywords : Fire Safety Engineering; Building Information Modelling; Fire Evacuation; Performance Based Design; Golden Thread of Information; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Building Information Modelling (BIM) is arising gradually as a useful methodology in the AEC field. One of the many benefits of BIM is coordination between stakeholders from multiple disciplines. However, the field of Fire Safety Engineering (FSE) is relatively lagging by its lack of integration into this digital workflow. READ MORE

  2. 2. Resilient cooling technologies : Simulation study to determine the cooling capacity in old residentialbuildings located in mid-Sweden

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Energisystem och byggnadsteknik

    Author : Ali Talib Ali; [2022]
    Keywords : cooling; cooling demand; absorption chiller; absorption refrigeration; district cooling; primary energy; resilience; residential buildings; old buildings; cooling capacity.;

    Abstract : The Long-term changes in the climate conditions have increased the need foradequate thermal comfort systems. These alternations influence extremeevents, which their intensity and frequency have increased over the past years.Moreover, this study focuses on space cooling and parameters that the systemshould have to be considered as resilient. READ MORE

  3. 3. Building Orientation and Non-Image Forming Effects of Light. Connecting Simulation and reality in the case of Iggesund School.

    University essay from KTH/Ljusdesign

    Author : Gregor Ruta; [2022]
    Keywords : Alfa-Opic Metrics; Spectral Diet; OWL – Occupant Well-being through Lighting; Chronobiology; Daylight; Circadian Rhythmes; Melatonin; Vision;

    Abstract : In recent years there has been an increase in the number of apartments in Sweden. The officials are estimating that approximately 1000 primary schools need to be built to meet the 20% increase in students. Facing the rising demand; my thesis makes a contribution to sustainable school design via optimisation of the building orientation. READ MORE

  4. 4. Decarbonisation potential of multi-family Swedish Homes

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Energi och byggnadsdesign; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Hanxiao Qi; [2022]
    Keywords : Building Energy; OpenStreetMap; EPCs; BETSI; Machine Learning; Automated process; carbon neutral buildings; net zero energy; decarbonisation.; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Global warming is mainly caused by greenhouse gas emissions. The building sector is responsible for a significant share of energy use and greenhouse gas emissions. Most of the existing buildings in Europe were built before 2001 and the vast majority will remain in place after 2050 when EU aims to achieve climate neutrality. READ MORE

  5. 5. An evaluation of the influential factors on energy performance: A case study of a shopping mall

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Energi och byggnadsdesign; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Maryam Rabitabar; [2022]
    Keywords : Energy; building performance; relations; measured data; data analysis; Pearson Correlation Coefficient; statistical method; HVAC systems; complex building; shopping malls; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Shopping malls are becoming more prevalent throughout the world. They have been identified as having high energy use, which is less explored than other building types. There are 357 shopping centers in Sweden, which has doubled in the last five years. READ MORE