Analysis of Natural Ventilation in a Passive House Located in Cold Conditions: a case study of Denmark

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This article shows the potential of using natural ventilation as a passive method of cooling buildings that are located in cold climate countries using Denmark as a case study. The energy saving potential of natural ventilation is found by performing thermal simulations of a household located in Vejle during cooling season, in the months of June, July and August. The dwelling belongs to a Danish project of passive houses denominated Komfort Husene, where its occupants claim there is no thermal comfort in summer time. The results show that the use of natural ventilation helps to reduce the demand of mechanical ventilation within the dwelling hence there is a potential of energy saving.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TitelProceedings of Clima 2013 : the 11th REHVA World Congress and the 8th international conference on indoor air quality, ventilation and energy conservation in buildings
Antal sider11
UdgivelsesstedPrag
Forlag Society of Enrvironmental Engineering
Publikationsdato2013
ISBN (Elektronisk)978-80-260-4001-9
StatusUdgivet - 2013
BegivenhedCLIMA 2013: 11th REHVA World Congress & 8th International Conference on IAQVEC - Prague, Tjekkiet
Varighed: 16 jun. 201319 jun. 2013

Konference

KonferenceCLIMA 2013
Land/OmrådeTjekkiet
ByPrague
Periode16/06/201319/06/2013

Emneord

  • Natural ventilation
  • Passive house
  • Cold conditions
  • Energy saving potential

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