The motivation for writing the thesis was the realization that the warming of the climate is an ascertained problem and a reduction in the energy consumption is necessary to counteract the phenomenon buildings account for 40% of the worldwide energy consumption, then the adoption of passive cooling strategies, such as. Priyanka padmanabhan nayar (2012) improving thermal comfort in residential spaces in the wet tropical climate zones of india using passive cooling techniques: a study using computational design methods morgan wiener ( 2012) unitized double skin façade assemblies: achieving the needs of future. Environmental passive architecture with special reference to residential buildings in greater cairo a thesis presented in partial fulfillment of the requirements for master of science degree in architecture engineering by mohamed abd elmohsen dardir ahmed bsc in architecture 2006 – ain shams university. Passive cooling and energy efficient strategies for the design of a hotel on the southern coast of pernambuco, brazil thesis msc architecture, energy and sustainability learn, london metropolitan university september 2003 luiz busato. Hotels 50 - 70 25 245 indoor comfort research in malaysia 26 26 passive cooling 29 261 overall thermal transmittance value (ottv) 30 262 thermal mass 34 tropical climate: energy consumption and users' satisfaction in selected office buildings in malaysia phd thesis university of liverpool iso 7730.
I wish to thank my interviewees for imparting the required information for this thesis especially, issac a entails facing challenges regarding both heating and cooling energy demands in buildings since the late 70s implemented by using general passive design strategies, traditional architecture elements and innovative. At an architectural scale, this project attempts to tackle the problem of face-to-face human interaction within a desert climate how far can architects harness the power of the beating sun to conversely create places where people meet and assemble historic precedents of pre-electric passive cooling in the. He works in the fields of energy efficiency in buildings, passive systems for cooling and ventilation, solar thermal systems, and energy policy modelling he has published 18 research papers in referred journals, presented 35 papers on international forums, authored/edited five books in the field of energy efficiency and.
Passive cooling techniques 21 history of buildings high consumption of electricity for mechanical cooling has already caused power outages in some developed countries such as greece as was mentioned before first of all, we have to go back to the roots of architecture and search for alternative solutions in ancient. Passive cooling techniques are the method to increase the comfort level without or less usage of mechanical methods the climate in tamilnadu region is warm and humid and the temperature ranges from 30˚to 35˚c and 25˚ to 30˚ in summer and winter respectively solar passive architecture cooling.
In this thesis the traditional vernacular houses in libya have been used as a vehicle of the research traditional vernacular architecture in libya, which is conceptually understood as a shelter that fulfilled house sets of passive heating and cooling strategy have been underlined from each of the three. School of architecture the efficient strategy of passive cooling design in desert housing: a case study in ghadames, libya ali hassan eltrapolsi thesis submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements of the award of doctor of philosophy major subject: architecture. Wind towers or wind catchers are small towers installed on top of buildings wind towers have different shapes and structures for centuries wind towers have been used for ventilation and cooling of buildings in the hot and arid or humid areas  wind towers are still used in some areas of middle east and egypt (figs. Advisor: timothy e johnsonalthough they represent a reasonable alternative for mechanical evaporative coolers, these systems suffer from their limited applications in terms of air circulation and small rate of heat transfer in this thesis , a new air scoop is developed to overcome the above mentioned limitations basically.
Retrofitting passive cooling strategies to a brisbane school: a case study of the physical and social aspects lisa johanna kuiri b architecture (iib), university of queensland, 1992 b design studies, university of queensland, 1989 a thesis submitted for degree of master of philosophy at the university of queensland. Passive cooling glossary bibliography biographical sketch 1 introduction passive solar heating, cooling and lighting techniques have reached a high degree of technical maturity large scale the implementation of new approaches to solar thermal energy in architectural design was the theme of several research. 0 an experimental study of designed passive elements for energy efficiency in buildings in composite climate thesis submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of it is feasible to reduce consumption of energy usage for heating, cooling and lighting requirements of a building by adopting a.