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A transdisciplinary approach on the energy efficient retrofitting of a historic building in the Aegean Region of Turkey
Abstract Buildings account for 40% of total energy consumption in the European Union, yet at the same time they have considerable energy saving potentials. Historic buildings should be treated different from contemporary ...
Investigation of indoor microclimate of historic libraries for preventive conservation of manuscripts. Case Study: Tire Necip Paşa Library, İzmir-Turkey
Conservation of library collections requires an interdisciplinary approach. Dealing with the agents of deterioration via curative and preventive conservation methods has become a significant goal with new standards and ...
The importance of internal heat gains for building cooling design
(Yıldız Technical University, 2017-01)
This paper aims to investigate the effect of internal heat gains on the cooling load of a building. The house occupied by three adult men is selected as the case study for paper. The house is in the third floor of the ...
Identification of the building parameters that influence heating and cooling energy loads for apartment buildings in hot-humid climates
Identifying the building parameters that significantly impact energy performance is an important step for enabling the reduction of the heating and cooling energy loads of apartment buildings in the design stage. Implementing ...
An approach for developing sensitive design parameter guidelines to reduce the energy requirements of low-rise apartment buildings
High levels of energy consumption in residential buildings and global warming are important issues. Thus the energy performance of buildings should be improved in the early stages of design. This article describes an ...