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Design for ventilation.

Holmes M J, 1985
building design | commercial building | window opening | ventilation strategy | high rise building | mathematical modelling | natural ventilation | office
Bibliographic info: 6th AIVC Conference "Ventilation Strategies and Measurement Techniques" Southern Netherlands, 16-19 September 1985
Languages: English

Ventilation can be advantageous as opposed to adventitious and, with careful building design, can eliminate the need for air conditioning in summer. This paper discusses the general principles of design for ventilation, inparticular the removal of excess heat, and presents two examples of buildings designed to eliminate air conditioning. One is a deep plan office block, the other an exhibition hall. In both cases ventilation models featured strongly in the design.


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