Net Zeb case studies. Leaf House

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Abstract

In this book, accomplished international experts present advanced modeling techniques as well as in-depth case studies meant to lead designers towards the optimal use of simulation tools for the design of net-zero energy buildings (Net ZEBs). The book discusses different design processes and tools used in designing Net ZEBs, starting from the fundamental concepts, design strategies, and technologies. These processes and tools are then evaluated by referring to four diverse Net ZEBs where the authors were intimately involved from the design concept to operation. The high resolution measured performance data from these case studies are compared with the predictions made using the respective design tools. Written by academics and building designers based in North America and Europe, this book provides a broad perspective on Net ZEBs. It is a guideline for advanced building designers that draws from both the theoretical background and the vast practical experience of the authors.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationModeling, Design and Optimization of Net Zero Energy Buildings
Number of pages10
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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