Essays about: "Thermal comfort"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 130 essays containing the words Thermal comfort.

  1. 1. Energy savings in multi-family building after using an innovative retrofitting package

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Energiteknik

    Author : Kosmas Kasolas; [2020]
    Keywords : Energy savings; retrofitting; energy efficient measures; thermal insulation; multi family building;

    Abstract : The building sector is one of the sectors that consume the most energy in Sweden. In order to deal with this problem Swedish government aims to reduce the energy consumption in the building sector 50% by 2050. Another ambitious goal set by the Swedish government is zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2040. READ MORE

  2. 2. Assessment of the environmental impacts, energy performance and economic aspects of various construction materials

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

    Author : Mohsen Bayat Pour; Mohammed Labib Elsayed; [2020]
    Keywords : Bio-based Materials; Fossil-based Materials; Building Performance Simulations; Energy analysis; Environmental impact categories; Life cycle assessment LCA ; Economic analysis; Life cycle costing LCC ; Global warming potential; Climate change; Future climate analysis; Timber structure; Concrete structure; Insulation; HVAC systems; Heating demand; Cooling demand; Energy use; Hygrothermal analysis; Moisture; Thermal envelope; Thermal comfort; Indoor environmental quality; Actual case studies; Iterative workflow; Weather files; Parametric study; Reliability; Single-point rate SPR .; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Increasing CO₂ emission is considered as the main reason for global warming in the world. One of the reasons for producing CO₂ is using of fossil-based materials in the construction projects. READ MORE

  3. 3. Thermo-effector responses to a 5-day high-intensity cold-acclimation procedure

    University essay from KTH/Omgivningsfysiologi

    Author : Frederick Wilkins; [2020]
    Keywords : Hypothermia Acclimation procedure thermo effector response;

    Abstract : Long-term, repeated exposures to cold might lead to cold adaptation. The study examined, in a small homogeneous group of non-acclimatised men, the inter-individual response to a short-term, high-intensity cold acclimation regimen. READ MORE

  4. 4. Outdoor thermal comfort in Drottninghög, Helsingborg: a study on the effects of urban densification in a warmer climate

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Daniel Erlström; [2020]
    Keywords : Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Extreme heat can lead to a significant increase in mortality, especially for urban citizens. Densification of urban areas can dramatically affect the local climate of the city by replacing green areas with impermeable materials and changing both radiative and turbulent fluxes. READ MORE

  5. 5. Techno-economic Potential of Customer Flexibility : A Case Study

    University essay from KTH/Energiteknik

    Author : Maryan Bouraleh; [2020]
    Keywords : district heating; demand-side management; customer flexibility; thermal inertia; virtual storage; thermal energy storage; load shifting; space heating; multi-family dwellings; demand response; fjärrvärme; efterfrågesidahantering; kundflexibilitet; termisk tröghet; virtuell lagring; v¨armeenergilagring; lastförskjutning; byggnadsuppvärmning; flerfamiljshus; demand response;

    Abstract : District heating plays a major role in the Swedish energy system. It is deemed a renewable energy source and is the main provider for multi-family dwellings with 90 %. Although the district heating fuel mix consists of majority renewables, a share of 5 % is provided from fossil fuels. READ MORE