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Proceedings of BSA Conference 2013: 1st Conference of IBPSA-Italy


Impact of using cool paints on energy demand and thermal comfort of a residen tial building

Diana Dias, Jo

Abstract: This work studies the role of using cool paints and/or thermal insulation on the thermal behaviour and energy demand of a residential building. Buildings with thermal characteristics representing both old and new constructions are considered; the results were obtained using the dynamic computer simulator ESP-r. For a case-study building in Portugal, in the summer, it was found that an increase in roof and fa
Pages: 333 - 342