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Energy Conscious Building Design

  • Federico M. Butera
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Abstract

Since the beginning of energy crisis many design tools have been developed in order to enable the designer to cope with energy consumption in buildings. These tools are of different kind: from very sophisticated simulation models to simplified (often too much) methods. Each of them offers various advantages and disadvantages, and it is up to the designer to choose among them.

Keywords

Heat Flow Thermal Comfort Radiant Temperature Incident Solar Radiation Predict Mean Vote 
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© D. Reidel Publishing Company 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Federico M. Butera
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  1. 1.Departmento Di Energetica, E Applicazioni Di FisicaUniversita Di Palermo, Viale Delle ScienzePalermoItaly

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