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Title: Thermal performance in mid/large buildings : in hot, humid climates
Author: Galloway, Ross; Brown, Meredith
Abstract: This paper presents on overview of several vernacular and passive strategies as an alternative to the standard HVAC system. It examines the performance demands of large buildings in Austin, Texas and addresses several potential methods for cooling and dehumidifying buildings, including: preventing solar heat gain, ventilation strategies, ground cooling, convection cooling, desiccant cooling, evaporative cooling, and use of multiple zones.
Description: Student paper for Sustainable Design Seminar/Studio, Fall 2009. Instructors: Werner Lang and Wilfred Wang.
Department: Architecture, School of
Subject: Human comfort discomfort Temperature Thermal conditions Heat Heating cooling a/c Buildings--Environmental engineering--Air conditioning Buildings--Environmental engineering--Heating HVAC Architecture and climate--Texas--Austin Architecture and energy conservation ventilation
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2152/13087
Date: 2009-10

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