Determining the Impact of Microclimatic Variables on Human Comfort; A Case Study of Akure Urban Environment, Nigeria

The physiological equivalent temperature (PET) index was used in this study to assess differences in physiologic comfort of people living in the Akure metropolitan setting using a Geographic Information System (GIS). PET values were calculated from both microclimatic and thermophysiological

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Analyzing Energy-Saving Measures and Key Metrics for Enhancing Cooling Performance in Atrium Buildings

Atriums are increasingly being used by professional designers and owners to give a number of benefits, such as sufficient sunlight, circulation areas, and surfaces for gardening applications. The space conditioning of atriums, which have a relatively big volume when compared

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Bioclimatic Analysis Based on the Climate of Greece: An Approach towards Minimization of Energy Consumption in Buildings

This study attempts to design buildings based on the location’s local microclimate, utilizing solar energy and other environmental sources, as well as various natural climate phenomena. As a result, energy consumption in the building sector is reduced, while building users

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