Essays about: "thermal comfort"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 163 essays containing the words thermal comfort.

  1. 1. Design of high performance buildings : Vulnerability of buildings to climate change from an energy perspective

    University essay from KTH/Hållbara byggnader

    Author : Robin Gobert; [2022]
    Keywords : Climate Change; High Performance Buildings; Dynamic Thermal Simulations; Thermal Regulation; Environmental Regulation; Cooling Needs; Heating Needs; Representative Data; Big Data; Clustering;

    Abstract : The challenge of climate change is twofold: to mitigate (prevent) the causes of climate change and to prepare (adapt) to the inevitable effects and consequences. Building and construction are key sectors for decarbonisation (mitigation). READ MORE

  2. 2. Parametric Analysis of Thermal Comfort and Energy Efficiency in a Building Located in Different Climate Regions

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Energisystem och byggnadsteknik

    Author : Nikolaos Patsatzis; [2022]
    Keywords : building; thermal comfort; simulation;

    Abstract : One of the biggest challenges of a residential building, when it is designed, is to be energy efficient and to provide simultaneously many hours of thermal comfort throughout the year. So, this was the scope of this thesis: to perform a parametric analysis of thermal comfort and energy efficiency in a house that was designed for the climate of Gotland in Sweden. READ MORE

  3. 3. Thermal Comfort, CO2 and Humidity Levels in Library Student Rooms at the University of Gävle : Experimental and Numerical Study

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Energisystem och byggnadsteknik

    Author : Ibai Elosua Ansa; [2022]
    Keywords : Ventilation rate; air renewal; CO2 level; relative humidity; indoor temperature; sensors;

    Abstract : Human performance and health are one of the most relevant topics in modern society. Especially at young ages, when academic performance is indispensable. Thus, as the human being spends most of its lifetime inside a building, thermal comfort has become an essential aspect of a room. READ MORE

  4. 4. Earth Architecture - Towards a Sustainable Future?

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

    Author : Hanna Wernersson; Caroline Halje; [2022]
    Keywords : Earth architecture; clay; building material; sustainability; future building; Tanzania; Dar es Salaam; field study; green building; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : It is widely recognised that the two major challenges of the 21st century are climate change and poverty. The building sector is responsible for over a third of all global carbon dioxide emissions. READ MORE

  5. 5. Energy renovation packages for the decarbonisation of Swedish multifamily buildings

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

    Author : Bhavik Daya; Hugh Nolan; [2022]
    Keywords : Decarbonisation; Renovation; Multi-family homes; Life Cycle Assessment; Life Cycle Costing; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Sweden and Europe aim to be being neutral by 2045 and 2050 respectively. Upgrading the existing building stock has been identified as having great potential in assisting to realise these goals. READ MORE