Blondeau P, Sperandio M, Allard F
Bibliographic info:
Building and Environment, No 37, 2002, pp 165-176, 14 figs, 10 tabs, 15 refs.

Describes a new multicriteria analysis of ventilation during summertime in Europe. These theories are used to determine the best ventilation strategy on a university building, aiming to ensure optimum indoor air quality, occupant thermal comfort, and lower energy consumption when using accelerated diurnal or nocturnal ventilation and/or air conditioning. The article defines the possible actions, then the quality criteria for thermal comfort, indoor air quality and energy consumption. Assesses possible actions that can be taken regarding each of the criteria and ranks them using two different multicriteria analysis methods.