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Analysis of the thermal performance of a building design located at 2465m : Antalya-Saklikent National Observatory guesthouse

Demirbilek, Nur, Yalciner, Ugur. G, Ecevit, Ahmet, Sahmali, Erkan, & Inanici, Mehlika (2003) Analysis of the thermal performance of a building design located at 2465m : Antalya-Saklikent National Observatory guesthouse. Building and Environment, 38(1), pp. 177-184.

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Abstract

This study is based on thermal performance analysis and evaluation of the National Observatory guesthouse with the software SUNCODE-PC. The study is unique owing to its high-altitude site (2465 m) in a remote area, harsh climate (with almost no data available), and functional restrictions of astronomical facilities. The design is thermally evaluated through differant modes of application of insulation, materials, types of glazing, window/wall-ratios, Trombe walls, winter night insulation, summer ventilation and shading.

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ID Code: 4459
Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: Thermal performance, Passive solar architecture, Astronomical facility
DOI: 10.1016/S0360-1323(02)00015-X
ISSN: 0360-1323
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Past > Schools > School of Design
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2003 Elsevier
Copyright Statement: Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.
Deposited On: 05 Jan 2007
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 23:02

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