On-site measurements of thermal performance of a residential building in a hot-arid region

Douglas John Harris, Wasim Jamil Lasker, Ali El Bakkush

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Abstract

Many residential buildings in hot climates use a huge amount of energy to run the air conditioning in order to maintain comfortable conditions for the occupants. This study of a domestic building in Libya used detailed monitoring and analysis of the measured data with a view to devising a strategy for reducing energy consumption and carbon emissions.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)135-145
Number of pages11
JournalInternational Journal for Housing Science and Its Applications
Volume39
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2015

Keywords

  • Building Energy
  • Overheating
  • Energy saving in building
  • Architectural design

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Building and Construction
  • Architecture
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Marketing

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