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2.1.28 Application of an appropriate solar reflectance coating for the roof

2.1.28 Application of an appropriate solar reflectance coating for the roof Description Dark colours absorb the solar radiation more than clear ones which are reflective. The measure consists in the use of dark or clear coatings for the roof depending on the climate conditions. In cold climate to increase heat absorption dark [...]

2018-01-22T09:27:43+00:00

2.1.29 Application of an appropriate solar reflectance coating for the external walls

2.1.29 Application of an appropriate solar reflectance coating for the external walls Description Dark colours absorb the solar radiation more than clear ones which are reflective. The measure consists in the use of dark or clear coatings for the external wall depending on the climate conditions. In cold climate to increase heat [...]

2018-01-22T09:28:04+00:00

2.1.30 Application of an appropriate solar reflectance coating for the internal walls

2.1.30 Application of an appropriate solar reflectance coating for the internal walls Description The measure consists in painting internal walls with low-e wall paint, which reflects the heat inside before it is lost through the wall. Otherwise in cooling seasons, the heat is coming through the roof and the walls from the [...]

2018-01-22T09:28:24+00:00

2.1.31 Improvement of the percentage of transparent envelope

2.1.31 Improvement of the percentage of transparent envelope Description The measure consists in creating new windows in the external walls to gain more light and/or solar contribution. In temperate/warm climate, the new transparent surfaces should be located, if more natural light is necessary, at north side to avoid direct solar radiation in [...]

2018-01-22T09:28:53+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 [...]

2018-01-22T09:36:02+00:00

2.1.33 Installation of solar tubes

2.1.33 Installation of solar tubes Description The installation of a solar tube allows capturing natural light from the roof and transports it downward in the rooms through a tube with a highly reflective interior surface channel. Benefits Increase visual comfort Provide natural light in spaces without [...]

2018-01-22T09:36:28+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 [...]

2018-01-22T09:36:54+00:00

2.1.35 Installation of basement windows

2.1.35 Installation of basement windows Description The measure consists in the installation of windows in the basement floor to take advantage of natural light and natural ventilation. Benefits Increase visual and thermal comfort Allow natural ventilation of basement floors It can be used in all [...]

2018-01-22T09:38:58+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 [...]

2018-01-23T09:47:10+00:00

2.1.37 Create entrance vestibule with two doors

2.1.37 Create entrance vestibule with two doors Description The measure consists in replacing single door entrance with two doors entrance vestibule to reduce the amount of unconditioned air entering the building. Benefits Reduce the energy required for heating and cooling loads Increase thermal comfort Offer [...]

2018-01-22T10:11:16+00:00