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Título: Experimental analysis of building airtightness in traditional residential portuguese buildings
Autor: Salehi, Atefeh
Torres, Isabel
Ramos, A.T.V.F.
Palavras-chave: Natural ventilation
Indoor air quality
Air circulation
Architectural solutions
Infiltration rate
Air permeability
Data: 2017
Editora: Elsevier
Citação: SALEHI, Atefeh, TORRES, Isabel, RAMOS, Ana (2017) - Experimental analysis of building airtightness in traditional residential portuguese buildings. Energy and Buildings. ISSN 0378-7788. Vol. 151, p. 198-205. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2017.06.037
Resumo: It is currently recognized that the residential building sector is one of the largest energy consumers in the world. The energy crisis of the 1970s was important for drawing attention to the subject of energy consumption and the necessity to save energy. The airtightness of buildings is an important factor affecting a building’s energy consumption and also energy-saving potential. On the other hand, the ventilation rate has also a significant effect on indoor air quality and is assumed to be an essential criterion of a building’s performance. However, most of the existing research in this area has been developed in cold climates and there is a research gap with regard to countries in warmer climates such as those close to the Mediterranean Sea. Therefore, this research aimed to study the airtightness and ventilation rate of existing buildings by employing in-situ measurements. In-situ measurements were achieved using the fan pressurization test (Blower Door Test) method. According to the selected case studies, the results of the measurements indicate a correlation between building typology, airtightness, and ventilation rate.
Peer review: yes
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.11/5583
DOI: 10.1016/j.enbuild.2017.06.037
ISSN: 0378-7788
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