Energy modelling studies of enhanced glazing

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The research on new “energy materials” is a very interesting field of study in the direction of energy saving control in the building construction sector. Lots of studies have been carrying on to develop new enhanced glazing, new synthesis and analysing procedures but simulating their real behaviour is often very difficult and expensive. The easiest way to test the energy performance of new enhanced glazing, in this work doped vanadium (IV) dioxide thermochromic glazing, is to simulate the way they would respond if they were installed in a building. The software used to perform such simulations is Energy Plus™ which is an energy analysis and thermal load simulation program. The aim of this study is understanding how efficient thermochromic coating could be if applied in several climate conditions at different latitudes in the northern hemisphere and in different kind of buildings in comparison to some products that are still in the market.
Lingua originaleEnglish
Titolo della pubblicazione ospiteAtti del 1° Convegno Internazionale Nanotech for Architecture, Palermo 26-28 Marzo 2009
Numero di pagine14
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2009


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