This paper presents a study of solar chimneysusing a Phase Change Material (PCM)integrated into the heat absorber of the solarchimney.
29th AIVC Conference - Kyoto,Japan - 14-16 October 2008
The 29th AIVC Conference, Advanced building ventilation and environmental technology for addressing climate change issues, was held in Kyoto, Japan, 14-16 October 2008.
Contains 165 papers
Numerical Simulation of Natural Ventilation Performance of SolarChimney with Built-in Phase Change Material | 2008 | English
Analysis for Wood Decay within Building Envelops Considering Moisture Production by Biochemical Reactions | 2008 | English
In this study, a durability assessment model forbuilding envelopes design based onhygrothesmal and wood rot decay analysis ispresented.
Tall buildings have traditionally been sealed andmechanical ventilated. In recent years advanceshave been made allowing the natural ventilationof tall buildings for a part of the year.
Solar Thermal and Electric Desiccant Cooling System,Part 1 : System Development and Investigation | 2008 | English
Environmental degradation, depletingconventional energy resources, and explodingworld population are indeed serious issues.Development of clean energy resources togetherwith clean technologies for human comfort is awonderful hunian creativity.
In predicting flow rate of a cross-ventilatedbuilding, discharge coefficients obtained fromthe connected value of resistance coefficient ofopening based on the chamber method, and thewind pressure coefficients from a sealedbuilding are usually use
Some Effects of Ventilation on People: Perceptions, physiologicalResponses and Mental Performance | 2008 | English
This study explores the plausible mechanismlinking outdoor air supply rates and workperformance through the perceptual responsesand a target salivary biomarker.
Investigation of On-site Measurement of Air Flow Rate on Compact AirTerminal Devices | 2008 | English
On-site air flow measurements of domesticventilation systems with using funnel type airflow measurement instrument which isgenerally used in Japan, has been reported themeasurement difficulties due to the terminaldevices' installed location, the e
Energy efficient building means automaticallyextra attention to energy efficient ventilationand air tight building.
The decision makers in urban planning facevery often a dilemma whether to demolish orretrofit old buildings.
Displacement Ventilation System with Radiation Panel for Sickroom-Influence of Radiation Panel on Contaminant Concentration Profile - | 2008 | English
For the patient, the sickroom is a place for themedical treatment and is also the living spacewhere they spend almost all time in a day.Therefore, high indoor air quality and thermalcomfort are needed in the sickroom.We propose to use the displace
Measurement of total pressure, static pressure and wind velocity aroundcross-ventilated building | 2008 | English
Conventionally, the flow rate of a crossventilatedbuilding is predicted by using theorifice equation. When the opening is small,flow becomes like infiltration through cracks, itis useful.
Air-related problems in high-rise buildings:How can we cope with the problems due to stack effect? | 2008 | English
The construction of high-rise buildings beganseveral decades ago in North America, and nowhigh-rise buildings are common in East Asiaand the Middle East.
Ventilation Performance of Residential Kitchen Range Hood- Capture Efficiency of Island Hood | 2008 | English
An island hood, which is often installed in anisland kitchen, is an exhaust range hoodmounted on a ceiling independently. Thecapture efficiency of the island hood is obtainedby experiment and CFD analysis.
Prediction of indoor air quality considering the concealed air leaks in theimproved houses | 2008 | English
There are many infiltration routes in detachedhouses in Japan.
Adaptive Control which considers Human Comfort corresponding toThermal Environment Change, and it's Energy Saving Effect | 2008 | English
This paper shows the experimental evaluation of thermal comfort of people moving from outdoors to indoors in summer.
Subtask B of the IEA-ECBS Annex 44"Integrating Environmentally ResponsiveElements in Buildings" deals with thedevelopment and the optimisation of integratedbuilding elements.
Mean and turbulent characteristics of the boundary layer under neutral andunstable conditions | 2008 | English
Prediction and visualisation of wind flow andpollutant dispersion in urban, densely built areasis necessary for city planners and engineers inorder to regulate and monitor successfully thelocal air quality.
The present research was aimed at the definitionof a design hypothesis for the construction of apharmaceutical warehouse in a hot humid areaof southern Sudan.
Stimulating better envelope and ductwork airtightness with the EnergyPerformance of Buildings Directive | 2008 | English
The Energy Performance of Buildings Directivementions that each member states' energyperformance (EP) calculation methodology mayinclude envelope airtightness.
Capture Efficiency and Indoor Thermal Environment inside Commercial Kitchen using Low Radiation Cooking Equipment with Concentrated Exhaust | 2008 | English
In commercial ltitchen, a large amount ofheat and moisture as the effluence need to beremoved. Therefore, a large ventilation rate isneeded and energy consumption can be large incommercial kitchen.