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Title: Energy conservation in high-rise buildings:changes in conditioning load induced by vertical temperature and humidity profile in Delhi
Authors: Sinha, S
Sanjay Kumar
N Kumar
Keywords: Energy conservation
Temperature profile
Humidity profile
High-rise buildings
Issue Date: 1998
Citation: Energy Conversation Management, 39(5-6), 437 - 440p.
Abstract: Temperature and humidity profiles in the upper atmosphere are different from those observed by ground level meteorological stations and used to design HVAC systems for high-rise buildings. There exist correlations among solar energy, atmospheric turbidity and pollutants in urban areas, affecting the temperature and humidity profiles with variation in height. In the present study, a theoretical model is developed considering these parameters, and the HVAC load is calculated. The results are compared with the HVAC load calculated from data obtained from the meteorological station, and the comparison showed that the results differ significantly (20%) for a hypothetical 200 m high office building.
URI: http://eprint.iitd.ac.in/dspace/handle/2074/2135
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