Energy Conservation Measures for an Office Building

Navada, Sandhyalaxmi G and Adiga, Chandrashekara S and Kini, Savitha G (2016) Energy Conservation Measures for an Office Building. In: Manipal Research Colloquium, April 11–12, 2014, Manipal.

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Abstract

The building envelop in hot humid regions always gets heated up during summers. The temperature inside the room increases and makes the person uncomfortable. The need for the use of Air Conditioner (AC) is increasing rapidly in order to maintain a comfortable environment. Due to the excessive heat inside the building, the load on the ac will increase, which in turn will increase the energy consumption. The aim is to reduce the energy consumption by allowing optimum daylight inside the building with the help of blinds. Electrical energy costs can be reduced if appropriate lighting controls are used in conjunction with automated window blinds. Set point illuminance level inside an office is maintained with help of both artificial and daylight

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Energy Consumption, daylight, set point illuminance
Subjects: Engineering > MIT Manipal > Electrical and Electronics
Depositing User: MIT Library
Date Deposited: 14 Jun 2016 14:06
Last Modified: 14 Jun 2016 14:06
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/146355

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