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Building maintenance technology in tropical climates

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Published by Singapore University Press, National UNiversity of Singapore in Kent Ridge, Singapore .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tropics.
    • Subjects:
    • Buildings -- Maintenance -- Tropics.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited by Clive Briffett ; illustrations by James D. Harrison.
      ContributionsBriffitt, Clive, 1943-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTH6013 .B85 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 191 p. :
      Number of Pages191
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1028691M
      ISBN 109971691906
      LC Control Number96104538
      OCLC/WorldCa33233120

      For many colder climates a simple cold frame or high tunnel (or any of these 6 DIY greenhouse designs) can extend your season by weeks or even months in both the spring and the fall. Using warm beds and other techniques you can potentially grow food year round, depending on where you live. Building maintenance technology in tropical climates (), Singapore University Press Walls, windows and doors: performance, diagnosis, maintenance, repair and the avoidance of detects (), Harrison, W.H., Construction Research Communications Ltd.

      Green roofs may be considered a passive energy saving technology that also offer benefits like environmental friendliness and enhancement of aesthetic and architectural qualities of buildings. This paper examines the energy and economic viability of the green roof technology in the hot humid climate of Saudi Arabia by considering a modern four bedroom residential building in the city of. In more tropical climates, a veranda all the way around the house will contribute significantly to cooling, as will strategically planted vegetation. In many parts of the country, the temperature drops significantly when the sun goes down, and it’s often easy to incorporate flow through breezeways internally that allow the building to be.

      A simulation model is used to predict performance in various climates -- the scheme works very well in dry areas, and fairly well even in very difficult moist-warm climates (e.g. Florida). One of the attractive features of this system is that the roof is very conventional -- no massive ponds or moving insulation. M.A. Kamal / Acta Technica Napocensis: Civil Engineering & Architecture Vol. 55 No. 1 () 86 Passive cooling techniques can reduce the peak cooling load in buildings, thus reducing the size of the air conditioning equipment and the period for which it is generally required.


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