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Integrated simulation for sustainable building design: an example state-of-the-art system

Clarke, J.A. and Hensen, J. (2001) Integrated simulation for sustainable building design: an example state-of-the-art system. In: Proceedings of the International Construction Information Technology Conference (CIT 2000). CIB, Reykjavik, Iceland, pp. 465-475. ISBN 9979-9174-3-1

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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.