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By Chartered Institution Of Building Services Engineers Staff

ISBN-10: 1680150146

ISBN-13: 9781680150148

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The effect of this adaptation on space temperatures is shown in the adapted case on data sheet S2, see page 53, which shows that space temperatures are maintained below 28 °C. 150 100 50 Note: The graphs are for operative temperature whereas the control system responds to air temperature and some hours over 25 °C are recorded. 11 (see page 26). 1980s 2020s 2050s 2080s Carbon emissions / (kg/m2) (a) 20 7 15 It is clear that in the London area, at least, summertime overheating is likely to become a serious and growing problem in much of the existing building stock as a result of climate change.

Treated floor area approx. 140 m2. Orientation: The front of the building faces south. Construction: Solid 9 inch brick exterior walls with 13/4 inch horse-hair plaster lining. Internal walls mainly lathe-and-plaster stud. Timber floors (ground floor suspended), carpeted. Slate roof. 96. Glazed area of south façade of living room: 18%. No shading assumed. 7 W/m2·K. The loft space insulated with 100 mm of mineral fibre wool. Airtightness: Considered to be poor, resulting in a background infiltration of 1 ACH.

The remaining option is the ‘cool’ option. The mechanical cooling system implemented here is to introduce a cooling source at the air inlets. 6 Effect of shade on percentage summer hours (June, July and August) for office O3 (mechanically ventilated high thermal mass slab) for limit temperatures of (a) 25 °C and (b) 28 °C Conclusions 25 Misc. 7 Energy consumption (a) and carbon emissions (b) for office O2 (mixed-mode) Chiller Fans Boiler Energy consumption / (kW·h/m2) 2050s (a) 20 0 Misc. 8 Energy consumption (a) and carbon emissions (b) for office O3 (ventilated high thermal mass slab) 1980s 2020s through the building by passive means, although it is cooled mechanically.

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