Airflow 03: Analysis of Natural Ventilation

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This is a recording of a Building Simulation 2017 session presentation, held on August 9, 2017. Building Simulation 2017 brought together practitioners and researchers from around the world to share information about the state of the art in simulation tools and applications and to discuss new developments. The conference featured updates and insights regarding new research to improve simulation capabilities for advanced low-energy building systems, case studies from successful projects that demonstrate the key role that simulation plays, and ongoing efforts to enable compliance and building rating software to support radiant and other energy efficient systems.

Session Title: Airflow 03-Analysis of Natural Ventilation​

Chair: Malcolm Cook

Presenters: 

Effect of Climate Change on Building Performance: the Role of Ventilative Cooling
Giovanni Tumminia
, University of Palermo, Italy

Experimental and Simulation Study to Improve Operation of a Hybrid Ventilation System in an Institutional Building
Charalampos Vallianos, Concordia University, Canada

Validation of Grasshopper-based Fast Fluid Dynamics for Air Flow around Buildings in Early Design Stage
Christoph Waibel, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Computational Design Support for Double-facades with Concomitant Acoustical Protection and Natural Ventilation Capability
Ardeshir Mahdavi, TU Vienna, Austria

Other Videos in this Series:

Airflow 01: Computational Fluid Dynamics

Airflow 02: Design for Natural Ventilation