14:00 Natural Ventilation 1

Chair: Mitsuhiro Udagawa, Prof. Emeritus, Dep. of Architecture, Kogakuin University, Tokyo, Japan

Thermal mass facades incorporating shading and ventilation
  • Precast concrete and cast in place heavy shear wall construction
  • Displacement ventilation strategies and "night flush" of cool air
  • Rammed earth with calculated overhangs

Ralph Roesling, RNT Architects, San Diego, USA

Façade optimization for natural ventilation
  • Integrated planning of building form and façade
  • Hybrid cooling in hot humid climates

Mohannad Bayoumi, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia

Thermal performance degradation of aerogel blankets due to moisture accumulation
  • Aerogel blanket thermal performance evaluation in the presence of humidity
  • Semi-analytical solution to predict thermal conductivity
  • Experimental investigation and model validation

Atiyeh Hoseini, Simon Fraser University, Surrey, Canada

Impact of building envelope design on energy consumption
  • Auckland Library
  • Building design data and library energy data
  • Library thermal design problem and building energy efficiency

Bin Su, Unitec Institute of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand

Implementing natural ventilation in sustainable buildings – a case study
  • Development of innovative building skins
  • Achieving LEED rating by incorporating natural ventilation
  • Natural ventilation in sustainable architecture pedagogy

Jason Hegenauer, University of Hartford, USA

Numerical simulations of ventilated roofs with radiation effect in transient analysis
  • Natural ventilation and thermal behavior of a channel under the roof
  • Fluid dynamic and thermal model of a ventilated roof
  • Ventilated roof characteristics during summer and winter

Vincenzo Bianco, Università degli Studi di Genova, Italy

15:30 Coffee Break