Engineering & Technology

Engineering & Technology

Performance Evaluation of Energy Conscious Building by Using Integrated Approach towards Sustainability

Pages: 10  ,  Volume: 6  ,  Issue: 1 , June   2018
Received: 18 Jun 2018  ,  Published: 23 June 2018
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1 Aishwarya Dhopate, Prof. Saurabh Joshi, Prof. Shrikant V. Kulkarni


Sustainable design is a design approach put in place to promote the environmental quality and the quality of building indoor environment by reducing negative impacts on building and the natural environment. Also, it is a design philosophy that seeks to incorporate sustainable development concept in terms of initiatives and values into sustainable building envelope design. However, the problem remains as to what constitutes sustainable development concept required for sustainable envelope design. Therefore, this paper is aimed at examining the role of sustainable development concept in sustainable envelope design by investigating the impacts of sustainable envelope design on building sustainability using Integrated Performance Model. This was validated by comparing the energy efficiency performance from selected case studies of buildings with sustainable development concept and building envelope without sustainable development concept. It is expected that the incorporation of sustainable development concept in terms of initiatives and values will enhance the energy performance of building envelopment development and bring about building sustainability




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