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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They now intend to cram Albert Road GP practice and many clinics into a tight building.
the closure workers must ensure a tight building, while the accommodation workers must ensure that the construction complies with the requirements for the bsl classification the laboratories in the building will be classified into a broad spectrum of classifications, given their use.
This map features a large, open and dangerous beach area flanked by tight building interiors.
* 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.
Further, Figure 6 (Page 30) shows the DOAS supply air dew point necessary to achieve and maintain a target relative humidity indoors with both average and tight building enclosures.
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.
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.