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An Analysis of Design Strategies for Climate-Controlled Residences in Selected Climates
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This paper presents preliminary results of efforts to test the boundaries of the Givoni-Milne (G-M, 1979) bioclimatic design strategy chart, using DOE-2 simulations of a code-complaint single-story, slab-ongrade, single-family residence in selected climates. The analysis includes graphical and tabular presentations of the annual hourly simulations superimposed upon the G-M bioclimatic chart using weather data from selected climates.
Visitsak, S.; Haberl, J. S. (2004). An Analysis of Design Strategies for Climate-Controlled Residences in Selected Climates. IBPSA-USA (http://www.ibpsa.us). Available electronically from