Sensitivity analysis of a maritime located night ventilated library building

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Title: Sensitivity analysis of a maritime located night ventilated library building
Authors: Connolly, D.
Finn, Donal
Kenny, Paul
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/3783
Date: 19-May-2005
Abstract: This paper assesses the role of design and operational parameters in a night ventilated library building that has been designed for a maritime type climate. The design rationale behind the building is elaborated and decisions associated with the various design parameters discussed. A model of the building is created using the ESPr simulation program which after experimental validation is used to carry out parametric and sensitivity studies on the building. The role of different building design and operational parameters are examined including building mass, external gains, internal gains, ventilation duration, ventilation rates, as well as ventilation operational strategies.
Funding Details: Not applicable
Type of material: Conference Publication
Publisher: National Technical University of Athena
Copyright (published version): 2005
Keywords: Night;Maritime;Ventilation
Subject LCSH: Ventilation
Library buildings--Design and construction
Buildings--Performance
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Conference Details: Passive and Low Energy Cooling for the Built Environment (PALENC 2005), 19-21 May 2005, Santorini, Greece
Appears in Collections:Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy Research Collection

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