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Energy Efficiency in a Thermal Comfort Field Work in Spain

Elena Barbadilla-Martín, José Guadix Martín, José Manuel Salmerón Lissén, Pablo Aparicio-Ruiz, 2017
Adaptive thermal comfort | energy efficiency | HVAC system
Bibliographic info: 38th AIVC Conference "Ventilating healthy low-energy buildings", Nottingham, UK, 13-14 September 2017
Languages: English Pages (count): 6

It is estimated that HVAC systems represent the highest energy consumption (approximately half of the total energy consumed) and one of the highest cost, especially in non-residential buildings. Therefore, that energy consumption in related to the cost of the building, the energy consumption and the thermal comfort.

Although the comfort of the users should be a factor to be aware of, it may not be the only one. It is advisable to have a balance between this variable and energy consumption, because of its impact on the environment and climate change.


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