Building orientation

Building orientation

Proper building orientation can have an impact on heating, lighting, and cooling costs. By maximizing southern exposure, for example, you can take optimal advantage of the sun for daylight and passive solar heating. Cooling costs can be lowered by minimizing western exposures, where it is most difficult to provide shade from the sun.
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The AM suppliers shall at least provide: - The powder characteristics (shape grain size distribution flowability humidity percentage) - The laser parameters (power scanning speedA*) - The scanning strategy - The building orientation and the supporting structure strategy - The in-process samples to be made in the build job together with the bracket to be produced - The post process performed on the bracket (e.
Glazing is controlled depending on building orientation, the depth of the window from the facade plane is calculated to reduce direct heat gain, and air conditioning is located in a raised floor to ensure less load than a typical ceiling designed system.
The new 120,000-square-foot school will include a ground-source geothermal HVAC system, energy efficient lighting, a building orientation that takes advantage of natural daylight opportunities, and a modern thermal envelope.
To achieve more contextual, functional and efficient facilities, he employs building methods that have been used throughout history--like strategic building orientation and tactical usc of topography.
In light of this, building orientation could improve passive solar utilization and shading affects in a building.
Building orientation is one of the things to be considered when designing a building, mainly with reference to solar radiation and wind speed (Al-Tamimi et.
The windows and building orientation, naturally, facilitated the exposure to natural light, but daylighting also got some help from an unusual source--the ground.
8221; and that “there is greater public benefit achieved with a mauka-makai building orientation.
The building has a white roof to diminish the `heat island effect' and reflect rather than absorb heat; a tight exterior building envelope with tinted, reflective and insulated glass; and an east-west building orientation to minimize the number of south-facing windows.
A second charrette sometimes follows analysis of the site that involves the exploration and development of several concepts for building orientation.
much greater than] Building orientation takes advantage of natural sun paths for heat, daylighting and renewable energy effectiveness.
Selection of the site is determined by the factor that this urban development situation entails quite serious restrictions on the building insulation, the building orientation against the cardinal points, moreover, this is a typical development in the structure of Riga construction.

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