Gerhard HausladenISBN: 3764372443; 978-3-7643-7244-6;
How does the facade design of a building influence climate design? How can planners guarantee flexibility of usage, determine the technical strategy and select from available systems accordingly? How is the maximum comfort for both users and residents to be attained? This volume offers a comprehensive approach to energy efficient building design in addition to providing practical planning aids for a wide selection of building types. In order to realize an integrated planning process, the book examines the interaction between design, climatic requirements (room temperature), and the necessary building technology and equipment, using a large number of international projects as examples.