Natural and Mixed Ventilation for Increased Comfort and Energy Saving

Chair: Mario Grosso, Polytechnic University of Turin, Italy

Climate-dependent wind-driven passive ventilative cooling potential in Central and Southern Europe
  • Climate parameters affecting ventilation potential and calculation of cooling degree hours
  • Calculation of climatic residual cooling demand in the selected locations
  • Energy dynamic simulation of cooling potential reduction due to controlled natural ventilation

Mario Grosso, Dep. of Architecture and Design, Polytechnic University of Turin, Italy

Controlled natural and hybrid ventilation of school gymnasiums
  • Monitoring results of two gymnasiums with a demand-controlled and a hybrid ventilation system, respectively
  • Simulations comparing a fully mechanically ventilated, a naturally ventilated, and a hybrid hall
  • Life cycle assessment of the previous solutions

Flourentzos Flourentzou, Estia SA, Switzerland

Natural ventilation in existing buildings by hybrid draft guard
  • Translucent hybrid ventilation system for window openings in smart classroom concept
  • Results of measurements on controlled hybrid mixed air ventilation system
  • Textile diffusor in parallel window system to prevent down draught

Jan de Wit, Saxion University of Applied Sciences, KB Enschede, Netherlands

Advanced control of natural ventilation with solar and noise protection
  • Multiple constraints in natural ventilation
  • Proposal of a multi-physics modelling tool
  • Intelligent control of a glazed opening

Shuqing Cui, Mines Paris Tech, Ecole National des Travaux Publics de l’Etat, France

17:30 Brief Presentation: Performance of the traditional building envelope in Malta

Antonio Mollicone; Dep. of Architecture and Urban Design, University of Malta, Iklin, Malta

17:45 End of Conference