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Integrated simulation for (sustainable) building design: state-of-the-art illustration

Hensen, J. and Clarke, J.A. (2001) Integrated simulation for (sustainable) building design: state-of-the-art illustration. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Sustainable Building. Aeneas, pp. 22-25. ISBN 9075365365

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Abstract

Many buildings are still constructed or remodelled without consideration of energy conserving strategies or other sustainability aspects. To provide substantial improvements in energy consumption and comfort levels, there is a need to treat buildings as complete optimised entities not as the sum of a number of separately optimised components.