tight building

tight building

A building in which air infiltration is kept to a minimum to reduce heating and cooling costs.
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In the construction project Expansion Modern Gallery Saarbrcken is the completion of a tight building shell, which was built in 2010/2011.
A tight building envelope and strategic over-insulation in building panels helps keep consistent internal temperature, reducing environmental heating and cooling needs
Walls had to be thick enough to provide a tight building envelope, while all existing columns remained exposed.
Exemplary energy efficiency is achieved through a combination of insulation, internal heat sources, an air tight building envelope and a mechanical ventilation system which circulates air around the property - making Steel Farm 100% more energy efficient than properties subject to standard building regulations.
The center's tight building envelope, high efficient light fixtures and HVAC equipment and efficient glazing help cut energy consumption.
All homes feature optimized HVAC systems, tight building envelopes, energy efficient windows, high efficiency toilets and faucets, ENERGY STAR(R) appliances and other technologies designed to conserve energy.
Ramona Apartments, owned by Nurture 247 Limited Partnership, saves energy by having a tight building envelope and efficient MEP systems.
With continuous, edge-to-edge insulation, the precast wall panels provide an extremely tight building envelope.
Creating a tight building 'envelope' with well-insulated walls, ENERGY STAR[R] HVAC appliances and green fixtures, the Gateway Elton Street development will reduce energy and water waste resulting in savings for the tenants, as well as reducing the carbon footprint of the site for the environment.
A tight building envelope and highly efficient filters create a healthier environment for senior residents.
A green building tends not to breathe as much as traditional buildings; if you have a tight building that doesn't allow any air movement, it's poisonous.
Once the structure is assembled, the walls are completed by in-filling between the wooden structural members with natural building materials such as straw, cob, cordwood or planed wood, or by wrapping the structure with insulation and siding, which creates a tight building envelope.