Using a new programme (THERCOM) to predict thermal comfort as a base to design energy efficient buildings

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Al-Khatri, Hanan; Gadi, Mohamed;
  • Publisher: GIAP Journals
  • Subject: indoor thermal comfortoutdoor thermal comfort | arid climate | warm temperate climate | energy efficient buildings | equatorial climate | passive design

A strong relationship relates the thermal comfort and the consumption of energy, especially in the hot arid climate where the installation of HVAC systems is unavoidable. In fact, it has been reported that the HVAC systems are responsible for consuming huge amounts of t... View more
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