Energy Efficient Design of Buildings

Summers, M E Francoise
Aslan, Ece
Elias Özkan, Soofia Tahira
Üçer, Deniz
Turhan, Fulya
Pedergnana , Matthieu
Deljavan, Nastaran
The proposed project comprises of four parts:1. Monitoring of the environmental performance of selected buildings.2. Testing of alternative building materials in hybrid constructions.3. Design and simulations of experimental greenhouses to evaluate their energy efficiency.4. Design and simulation to select best rehabilitation option for the disused Şahmuratlı school.Details of these components is given in the Project Proposal uploaded to section 5 "Ekler"


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