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Republic of Lebanon Ministry of Public Works and Transport General Directorate of Urban Planning United Nations Development Programme Global Environment Facility ENERGY ANALYSIS AND ECONOMIC FEASIBILITY STUDY Development of viable solutions for the Thermal Standard for Buildings in Lebanon Copyright © UNDP/GEF and MPWT/DGU – 2005 Reproduction in whole or part is authorized provided the source is acknowledged and provided the reproduction is not sold. The information contained within this document has been developed within a specific scope, and may be updated in the future.
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Energy Analysis and Economic Feasibility Study :: :: ii :: PREFACE This study has been developed in the context of Project “Capacity Building for the adoption and application of Thermal Standards for Buildings”. The project was funded by the Global Environment Facility, Managed by the United Nations Development Programme, and Executed under the Lebanese General Directorate of Urban Planning, Ministry of Public Works and Transport. The project falls under the Climate Change focal area and aims at the establishment of Thermal Standards for Buildings, and at enabling their adoption and application through the provision of capacity building and information dissemination. :: ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This study is the result of a collaborative effort between national inputs and international expertise. The project wishes to thank all individuals and institutions who supported and contributed to this study. Particular acknowledgements to: The General Directorate of Urban Planning The Directorate of Meteorological Services The Order of Engineers and Architects, Beirut
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Energy Analysis and Economic Feasibility Study :: :: iii :: TABLE OF CONTENTS Preface and Acknowledgements ii L i s t o f f i g u r e s i v L i s t o f T a b l e s v Executive Summary vi 1 INTRODUCTION 1 1.1 Methodology of the Energy Analysis 1 1.2 Methodology of the Economic Analysis 6 2 ENERGY ANALYSIS 9 2.1 Parametric Variations of Roof U-value 9 2.2 Parametric Variations of Wall U-value 15 2.3 Parametric Variations of Window U-value and Shading Coefficient 19 2.4 Parametric Variations of Window to Wall Ratio 19 2.5 Parametric Variations of Window Orientation and Architectural Shading 32 2.6 Recommended Architectural Shading Factors 36 2.7 Selected Combined Simulations for Walls, Roofs and Windows 38 3 ECONOMIC ANALYSIS 40 3.1 Economic Results of Roof U-value 40 3.2 Economic Results of Wall U-value 41 3.3 Economic Results of Window U-value and Shading Coefficient 42 3.4 Economic Results of Architectural Shading (Fins and Overhangs) 44 3.5 Economic Results of Selected Combined Walls, Roofs and Windows 47 3.6 Sensitivity Analysis 49 4 RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE THERMAL STANDARD 50 4.1 Maximum U-values for Roofs and Walls 50 4.2 Maximum U-values for Windows 51 4.3 Maximum Effective Fenestration Ratios 51 5 IMPACT ASSESSMENT 58 5.1 Projected Economic Growth rate 58 5.2 Projected Population Growth rate 58 5.3 Projected Building Growth 60 5.4 Projected Reduction in Energy Consumption 62 5.5 Summary of the Energy Savings Results 60
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