Post Occupancy Evaluation (POE) is a platform developedin recent years to allow the systematic study of buildings once occupied, so that lessons may be learnt that will improve future design.
28th AIVC and 2nd Palenc Conference - Crete, Greece - 27-29 September 2007
The 28th AIVC and 2nd Palenc Conference, Building Low Energy Cooling and Ventilation Technologies in the 21st Century, was held in Crete, Greece, 27-29 September 2007.
Contains 247 papers
Towards a comprehensive methodology for Post Occupancy Evaluation (POE): A hot dry climate case study | 2007 | English
This study presents the print office building E&B Engelhardtund Bauer GmbH in Karlsruhe, Germany before the refurbishment, the applied energy concept and first monitoring results from the operation of the low-energy cooling system employing ni
The theory and practice of use quickly build of buildings in usual conditions and extreme situation : experience of Russia by 2007 | 2007 | English
To the greatest degree modern showed requirements are answered with characteristics of military buildings and constructions on the basis of collapsible constructive system Module which allows to form complexes of inhabited,industrial, public, ware
An analysis of the (BRE) average daylight factor and limiting depth guidelines as design criteria | 2007 | English
Following the study by V H C Crisp and P J Littlefair (CIBS, 1984)1 on Average Daylight Factor Prediction, the arguments for the use of average daylight factor as a design criterion are reviewed in light of new experimentalassessments.
PREA is a joint project between four European Universitiesand three African Universities as well as the InternationalSolar Energy Society (ISES), an international NGO, that promotes renewable energy.
Modelling Building Envelopes in order to assess and improve their Thermal Performance | 2007 | English
It is of significant importance, for the health of building residents and the protection of the natural environment, to attain conditions of thermal comfort within buildings and reduce their energy demands for cooling or heating.
The concepts of design that must be attended, especially in developing countries, are social and cultural concerns, as well as questions of environmental comfort and sustainability.The aspects of building constructions economicand technological vi
Double skin façade glazed office buildings; A parametric study for optimized energyand thermal comfort performance | 2007 | English
Highly glazed buildings are often considered to be airy, light and transparent with more access to daylight. Their performance, however, regarding to energy use and thermal comfort issues is often questioned.
Offers of northwest regional branch the Russian academy of architecture and building sciences on wooden housing construction as to one of perspective directions of realizationof the project « accessible and comfortable habitation – to citizens of Russia | 2007 | English
Speaking about dialogue of authority and business, it is necessary to not forget, that besides it is necessary to consider both opinion and our inhabitants – for whom, first of all, we and work.
The building and construction sector is a key sector for sustainable development.
In this paper, indirect evaporative cooling in an air cooler has been modeled. This model has been obtained from the governing equations of heat and mass transfer in primaryand secondary air and water flows.
Bioclimatic architecture: the case study of the sustainable residential settlement in Pieve di Cento | 2007 | English
Energy savings inside buildings require a comprehensivedesign approach to balance bioclimatic strategies with the use of active systems.A climatic responsive building aims to mediate externalagents both to reduce climate loads and to create a heal
Occupant Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ): Results of a survey in office buildingsin Iran | 2007 | English
The Indoor Environment Quality (IEQ) is an importantdeterminant in the comfort and hence productivity of workers in office buildings, and a number of studieshave been undertaken in the Western world which shows this.
Comparison of energy load demand and thermal comfort levels in Athens, Greece and London, UK | 2007 | English
This paper presents a comparison of the characteristics of the energy demand for London, UK and Athens, Greece and explores its relationship with both climate and non-climate related factors.
Assessing the Operational Energy Profiles of UK educational buildings: findings from detailed surveys and modelling compared to measured consumption | 2007 | English
This paper presents the preliminary findings from the first stage of a physical survey and modelling Case Study conducted to obtain Modelled and Actual Energy Consumption Profiles for a UK multi-storey mixed use educational building.
This document presents the theoretical study of evaporativecooling designed for the outdoor spaces in the Spanish pavilion of the coming International Exhibition in Zaragoza 2008.
So-called energy saving measures have been implementedin new and existing buildings over the last years so that the energy demand in those buildings should have decreased significantly.
Adoption of daylight as an energy efficiency strategy is especially relevant for a climate like Malaysia, as the country experiences long sunshine hours throughoutthe year.
The paper examines the energy performance of student residence buildings and investigates the possibility of applying environmental design principles and measures in order to improve their cooling energy performance and indoor environment.A detail
Allowing for thermal comfort in free-running buildings in the new European Standard EN15251 | 2007 | English
This paper describes some of the thinking behind the thermal comfort provisions of the new European StandardEN15251 (CEN: 2007) which deals with all aspects on the indoor environment.