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Materials for Energy Efficiency and Thermal Comfort in Buildings by M Hall

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Materials for energy efficiency and thermal comfort in high performance buildings

P.C.J. Davda, G. Sex and J. Broomfield,     The Austin Company of UK Ltd, UK

Abstract:

Requirements of energy capacity, human occupancy and specialist conditions required are now far more demanding than in the past and, with it, the challenges and opportunities to control the amounts of energy and materials required – this is not the end of the line on the debate for energy, efficiency and selective use of the earth’s resources, but just the beginning!This chapter reviews facilities that require close control of temperature, relative humidity, air cleanliness and room pressure regimes to control the environment where manufacturing, research and quality control ...

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