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Integrated building performance simulation

Clarke, J.A. (2001) Integrated building performance simulation. In: Proceedings of the 4th International Indoor Air Quality Ventilation and Energy Conservation in Buildings Conference (IAQVEC 2001). City University Hong Kong, Hong Kong, pp. 1395-1404. ISBN 9624421900

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This paper justifies the need for an integrated approach to building performance assessment and provides examples of the technical appraisals that may then be enabled. The contention is that the use of design tools which focus on a single domain will result in sub-optimum design solutions in terms of indoor air quality, occupant comfort, energy use and environmental impact.