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Title: Heating, ventilation and cooling
Authors: Osburn, L
Keywords: Heating
Cooling
Ventilation
Air conditioners
Temperature
Green building handbook South Africa
Ecological design
Issue Date: Feb-2009
Publisher: Green Building
Citation: Osburn, L. 2009. Heating, ventilation and cooling. Green building handbook South Africa. Vol.1 (A guide to ecological design). pp 161-168
Abstract: The heating, ventilation and cooling loads of typical commercial office space can range between 30-50% of the total energy load of the building. However, this figure is highly variable due to the high variability in building design, the climate in which they are built and their quality. Typically, in South Africa the cooling load is the greatest and the reduction of this load should be one of the first targets when considering an energy-efficient building design. This chapter provides an overview on temperature control systems that can be implemented in buildings
Description: Copyright: 2009 Green Building
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10204/3311
ISBN: 9780620427241
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