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2.1.38 Installation of an air-barrier system

2.1.38 Installation of an air-barrier system Description Air barriers are systems of materials designed and constructed to control airflow between a conditioned space and an unconditioned space. The air barrier system is the primary air enclosure boundary that separates indoor (conditioned) air and outdoor (unconditioned) air. Benefits [...]

2017-11-08T08:26:35+00:00

2.1.36 Installation of revolving doors

2.1.36 Installation of revolving doors Description The measure consists in replacing standard swinging door with revolving doors to reduce the amount of unconditioned air entering the building by a factor of eight. Benefits Reduce the energy required for heating and cooling loads Increase thermal comfort [...]

2017-11-08T08:21:29+00:00

2.1.34 Build a Trombe wall

2.1.34 Build a Trombe wall Description The Trombe wall consists of a black painted wall built behind a window. Both of them have two vents positioned one at the top and the other at the bottom. Between the window and the wall there is an air chamber. The Trombe wall functions differently [...]

2017-11-08T08:14:34+00:00

2.6.3 Installation of direct traction electric lifts

2.6.3 Installation of direct traction electric lifts Description The latest generation lifts are electric of direct traction with smaller machines, thus avoiding reduction elements such as gears, bearings, oils, etc. This type of lifts supposes a significant technological change in what refers to energy consumption and energy efficiency. [...]

2017-11-15T15:33:32+00:00

2.6.1 Installation of solar thermal panels

2.6.1 Installation of solar thermal panels Description A solar thermal energy system is a technology that harnesses solar radiation to produce thermal energy, which can be used later on as DHW, heating or for swimming pool heating, among others. Additionally, by means of a trigeneration system, it can be even used for [...]

2017-11-08T09:19:04+00:00

2.1.49 Use of Phase Change Materials (PCMs)

2.1.49 Use of Phase Change Materials (PCMs) Description PCMs could be used in external walls or in windows glasses to give more thermal inertia to the building. These types of materials are able to accumulate heat and then, after a determined period, release it changing its phase. Benefits Reduce peak loads in [...]

2017-11-03T11:33:19+00:00

2.1.32 Substitution of transparent for opaque insulated envelope

2.1.32 Substitution of transparent for opaque insulated envelope Description The measure consists in replacing windows with opaque insulated panels to reduce energy losses and air infiltrations through transparent enclosures. The opaque panels provide shading to the building, reducing solar radiation and avoiding overheating in hot climates. Benefits [...]

2017-11-03T11:23:08+00:00

2.1.47 Use of argon in chambers of double and triple glazing

2.1.47 Use of argon in chambers of double and triple glazing Description This measure consists in the use of argon gas instead of air to fill the chamber between double or triple glass panes. Argon is more efficient than air because its transmittance is lower. Benefits Increase the soundproofing performance Low transmittance [...]

2017-11-03T11:21:44+00:00