Natural Ventilation simplified

Natural Ventilation simplified - nted hot air and replacing...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: nted hot air and replacing it with fresh ext er nal air at a suitable temperature natural forces of wind and buoyancy (caused by changes in pressure) to deliver fresh air into buildings oling strategy which can provide year round comfor t, with f lexible user control, at a low capital and maintenanc ) t o ensure safe, healthy and comfor table conditions for building occupants without the use of fa e use of mechanical systems o sts and operation costs, when carefully designed air conditioning and circulating fans ces will occur and have to be acceptable to the occupants. air f low rate var ies with ou comfor t not as effective dur ing war m, humid summer months difficult to retrofit in buildings fir Natural Ventilation Types of Ventilation Cross Ventilation from wind forces: • The concept of cross ventilation is fairly simple and the easiest method to follow • Consider a typical rectilinear home for example: • When wind hits one side of a building (windward side), the air will speed up in order to flow around the building to the opposite (leeward...
View Full Document

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

Page1 / 8

Natural Ventilation simplified - nted hot air and replacing...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 3. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online