"With 3D printing, you not only have a continuous thermal envelope
, high thermal mass, and near zero-waste, but you also have speed, a much broader design palette, next-level resiliency, and the possibility of a quantum leap in affordability.
Reducing the energy needed to heat, cool, and light buildings would not only save money, reduce pressure on the power grid and climate change, but also increase occupant comfort as the thermal envelope
became more efficient, he added.
Reuter Walton developer Kyle Brasser said the company was proud of Chroma, which features an innovative thermal envelope
design to reduce heating and energy costs.
The cooler state of operation gives RF and satellite system designers a previously unattainable thermal envelope
to dramatically improve a satellite's communication bandwidth and energy efficiency while simultaneously shrinking the system's size, weight and operating costs.
Each one has its own baseline requirements for the thermal envelope
- the combination of the roof, walls, slabs and other components that keep heat from moving between the outside and inside of your building.
Building insulation is generally formed of materials that create a thermal envelope
of a building and helps to reduce the transfer of heat
Certified LEED Gold, O'Brien Hall-named after the New York university's eighth president-is built with an extensive insulation system called a "thermal envelope
." High-performance insulation foam in the walls and ceilings reduces the amount of energy needed to heat and cool the building.
While renovating the Portsmouth property Eco Sound performed periodic blower door tests and added thermal envelope
wrapping to help the home achieve Passive House standards for air-tightness.
The composition of the exterior walls will provide an effective thermal envelope
that aids in reducing energy use - providing a comfortable indoor environment without increasing cooling demand.
Energy efficient features such as a Superior Wall[R] foundation, .8 lb open cell foam and efficient framing techniques were used to create a tight thermal envelope
. The ground source heat pumps, tank-less hot water heater and energy recovery ventilator provide efficient HVAC.
The system protects the integrity of the building's thermal envelope
by preventing the escape of cold air inside a refrigerated trailer or building.