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IJSTR >> Volume 5 - Issue 10, November 2016 Edition

International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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Energy Conservation Through Heat Transfer Treatment In Buildings, Case Study "Building B At The British University In Egypt (Bue)"

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Samar M. Sheweka, Mahmoud F. El-Sayed



Energy Efficiency, Building Insulation.



Nowadays, the most important problem facing the world is the problem of energy. Egypt needs about 20% more than the power station provides to avoid the electricity shortage [1] But it is not only about energy production; a part of the current problem solution is to save energy and reduce the energy consumption through the building envelope. At this study the researchers are intending to reduce the heat transfer from outside the buildings to inside through the walls, by using different types of thermal walls insulations. A discussion for each type will be held with its impact on energy consumption rate used in cooling process. Building “B” at the British University in Egypt has been selected and thermal wall insulation strategies were applied to achieve the best kind of thermal wall insulation preventing the heat transfer from outside to inside the building. A simulation study has been conducted to calculate the amount of heat entering the building in the summer, and how much energy does the air condition consume to cool the building spaces for each kind of thermal wall. The research ended up with different recommendations and conclusions for buildings with sustainable approaches in arid climate regions.



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