An integrated building/systems simulation approach to energy conservation

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Starting from current energy-conscious building practice, additional energy savings can only be achieved when the building, HVAC system(s}, and occupants are approached as an integrated, dynamic system. Since this is not a trivial task, the design profession must be provided with tools which enable this. Some recent advances in the field of integrated, building/ plant design support tools are described. An overview of the adopted approach is given. The research conducted thus far and directions for future work are indicated. By means of case-study material, early application in a real building performance evaluation context is demonstrated.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProc. 5th Int. Jacques Cartier Conf. on Indoor Air Quality, Ventilation and Energy Conservation in Buildings
Place of PublicationMontreal
PublisherUniversity of Concordia
Publication statusPublished - 1992
Eventconference; Jacques Cartier conference -
Duration: 1 Jan 1992 → …


Conferenceconference; Jacques Cartier conference
Period1/01/92 → …
OtherJacques Cartier conference


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