Evaluating Thermal and Lighting Energy Performance of Shading Devices on Kinetic Façades
AbstractIn order to evaluate the thermal and lighting energy performance of a kinetic façade using external movable shading devices, it is important to consider the operation of the shading devices since it can influence the performance significantly. This study proposes a calculation methodology which assesses the performance of the movable shading devices with the consideration of the movements of the shading devices. Calculation methods were derived by which solar heat gain, lighting energy requirement, and the primary energy equivalent to heating and cooling energy requirement can be obtained. Using the calculation methods, the optimal operation scenario for the movable shading devices was presented which can minimize the solar heat gain and lighting energy requirement. A comparison case study was carried out to demonstrate the use of the control strategies for a building where a drop awning was installed. The results showed that the optimal operation scenario suggested in this study can potentially deliver effective energy performance. The limitation and applicability of the suggested method were also discussed. View Full-Text
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Lee, D.-S.; Koo, S.-H.; Seong, Y.-B.; Jo, J.-H. Evaluating Thermal and Lighting Energy Performance of Shading Devices on Kinetic Façades. Sustainability 2016, 8, 883.
Lee D-S, Koo S-H, Seong Y-B, Jo J-H. Evaluating Thermal and Lighting Energy Performance of Shading Devices on Kinetic Façades. Sustainability. 2016; 8(9):883.Chicago/Turabian Style
Lee, Dong-Seok; Koo, Sung-Han; Seong, Yoon-Bok; Jo, Jae-Hun. 2016. "Evaluating Thermal and Lighting Energy Performance of Shading Devices on Kinetic Façades." Sustainability 8, no. 9: 883.
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