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Design of energy efficient houses in a hot and arid climate

Hans Rosenlund

Design of energy efficient houses in a hot and arid climate

including utilization of passive solar energy : parametric study of a typified residential house in the climate of Ghardaia, Algeria.

by Hans Rosenlund

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Published by Lund University, Dept. of Building Science, Lund Committee on Habitat and Development Studies in Lund .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesLCHS report -- 27
ContributionsLunds Universitet. Lund Committee on Habitat and Development Studies., Lunds Universitet. Department of Building Science.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20321679M
ISBN 109187866013

Large part of North–Western India has Hot Arid climate which is characterised by hot summers, humid monsoon, and extremely cold winters, and also there is a difference in daily maximum and mean temperatures of as much as 15 to 20°C and this results in high energy demand to achieve comfort conditions. Green buildings often claim that the reduced energy use during operation Author: Tejwant Singh Brar, Mohammad Arif Kamal.   Roof and walls design by climatic zone (mass, insulation, solar protection) (Claudio Del Pero) Ventilation Rates and Energy Efficiency of Various Window Types Smart Design For Hot/Humid.

The global trend in the design and construction of buildings is that of using passive and low –energy strategies to achieve environmental quality especially in hot-dry climate. The hot-dry climate poses environmental challenges of high temperature and this extreme temperature has to be catered for at the design stage to avoid. tanks, energy efficient hot water systems and passive solar design for the local climate. The design of a home for environmental sustainability needs to address, but is not limited to, the following: Energy The design of the home maximises the use of natural energy and minimises the need for non-renewable energy. The.

The best building site for a warm, energy efficient home gets plenty of sun, particularly from the north, and is sheltered from prevailing winds. Bear in mind that the sun is lower in winter. You can easily find out how much sun a site gets at different times of the year by using an app like Sun Seeker on your smart phone or tablet. Energy is one of the most important catalysts in wealth generation, economic growth, and social development in all countries. Buildings have a significant share in total energy consumed globally; therefore, they have a profound impact upon the environment. Energy is used in every stage of building life cycle (these stages are choice of locality, architectural design, structural systems Cited by: 5.


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Design of energy efficient houses in a hot and arid climate by Hans Rosenlund Download PDF EPUB FB2

The first climate that I want to discuss is the Hot Arid Climate. The main characteristics for a hot arid climate include: Hot dry summer and a cold dry winter-Very little rainfall and vegetation coverage-High temperature difference between day and night-Very low humidity-Desert areas include wind and dust.

The main idea in a hot arid zone is. Best Practice Guides. 40% Whole-House Energy Savings in Hot-Dry and Mixed-Dry Climates — Volume 9; Optimized Climate Solutions Tool. The Building America Solution Center now offers Optimized Climate Solutions, sets of climate-specific measures that builders can use to achieve energy savings of about 30% over the Building America B10 Benchmark (which is roughly.

This research discusses energy efficient design strategies of traditional houses in Iraq (hot-arid climate), climatic design techniques and potentials for renewable energy systems that can be implemented in the contemporary residential design techniques in order to offset the absence of produced energy (due to current economic and political issues) and help decreasing demand.

opinion from Australia on Hot Climate design The research here says that reducing radiant heating input is THE issue for hot climates. Reflective insulation is the best way to achieve this - typically level and just above the ceiling. Other forms of insulation, and roof ventilation, do almost nothing to reduce radiated heat input.

Energy efficient architectural design strategies in hot-dry of Iran. Kashan, Emirates Journal for Engineering Research; 15(2): p Climatic scrutiny of Iran traditional buildings. Design for climate requires that homes be designed or modified to ensure that the occupants remain thermally comfortable with minimal auxiliary heating or cooling in the climate where they are built.

Passive design — working with the climate, not against it — is an important component, as are energy efficient heating and cooling systems.

How To Build An Energy-Efficient Home. a building in a hot, arid climate experiences a large load from the sun in the summer. Houzz is the leading online platform for home remodeling and. 4 Tips to Building an Efficient House in a Hot Climate.

J Building Science, Insulation & Air Sealing, Hot air leaking into your air-conditioned building is a major energy drain for your house. Take measures during a remodel or new build to tighten the envelope of your house as well as your ductwork.

most houses in the South. In the United States adobe is most prevalent in the hot, arid Southwest. Construction methods and the composition of adobe—the recipe—vary according to climate, local customs, and the historical era.

and naturally energy efficient. Adobe walls are often thick, forming a natural insulation from the environmental heat that creates and.

THE BUSINESS CASE FOR ENERGY-EFFICIENT HOUSE IN HOT AND ARID CLIMATE: THE CASE OF OMAN | The Project examines the potential of saving in energy consumed by the residential sector in Oman if the. tion of the climate, and they are: A: Hot-Humid / Tropical rainy, B: Dry or Hot-Arid [BW] / Semi-Arid [BS], C: Tem-perate / Warm-Humid, and D: Cold/ Semi-polar.

The climate of every settlement should fall into one of four general types that exist in the world. The guide-line-chart at the end is organised and divided according. Designing Buildings For Hot Climates, Cold Ones and Everything in Between A decade’s worth of sustainable projects by Danish architect Bjarke Ingels and his firm, BIG, are now on.

the U.S. Department of Energy sponsored Energy Efficient Industrialized Housing research program. In this task, design studies establish visions of energy efficient housing systems and technologies for the year from which shorter term research activities can be defined.

One study for a 'Multifamily Concrete Panel House in a Hot- Arid Climate',Author: R. Kellett, Mark DeKay, B. Muller, D. Peting. Cooler nights in arid climates and cool changes in temperate zones can provide an opportunity to cool the building fabric and flush hot air from the house.

A good passive design strategy in summer in these regions is to shade and insulate the house against the heat of the day and flush out any stored heat during the cooler nights.

Energy Efficient Building Design Strategies For Hot Climates Construction Essay. This research discusses energy efficient design strategies of traditional houses in Iraq (hot-arid climate), climatic design techniques and potentials for renewable energy systems that can be implemented in the contemporary residential design techniques in order to offset the absence of produced energy.

Climate responsive architecture takes into consideration seasonality, the direction of the sun (sun path and solar position), natural shade provided by the surrounding topography, environmental factors (such as wind, rainfall, humidity) and climate data (temperature, historical weather patterns, etc.) to design comfortable and energy-efficient.

You have much to consider when design-ing and building a new energy-efficient house, and it can be a challenge. However, recent technological improvements in building elements and construction tech-niques also allow most modern energy-saving ideas to be seamlessly integrated into house designs while improving com-fort, health, or aesthetics File Size: KB.

Having energy-efficient and renewable energy-supported building in hot and humid climates reduces the conventional energy consumption of the area in which these buildings are located. It also lowers the energy required from the grid line, thus minimizing grid line : Napoleon Enteria, Hiroshi Yoshino.

Impact of Hot and Arid Climate on Architecture (Case Study: Varzaneh Jame Various additional strategies are found in the design of hot and arid climate buildings for providing transition spaces between the building and the climate.

Climatic design (energy-efficient building principles and practices). McGRAW-HILL, New York, p. [2 Cited by: 4. Builder's Guide: Hot-Humid Climates: A Systems Approach to Designing and Building Homes That Are Safe, Healthy, Durable, Comfortable, Energy Efficient and Environmentally Responsible [Joseph Lstiburek] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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Nowadays, because of lack of traditional sources of energy and high maintenance cost, building as a one of the major energy consumer and its problems in hot regions become one of the main concerns of architects and Author: Roshanak Divsalar.The Zero Home is the first residence in Climate Zone 5 to be certified for net-zero energy consumption.

Climate Zone 5 consists of regions of the country that experience warm summers and cold winters. Recently, I interviewed Sheri Koones, author of the new book titled Prefabulous World: Energy-Efficient and Sustainable Homes Around the Globe, which features sophisticated examples of eco.