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id ecaade2013_051
authors Ianni, Manuela and Sánchez de León, Michelle
year 2013
title Applying Energy Performance-Based Design in Early Design Stages
source Stouffs, Rudi and Sariyildiz, Sevil (eds.), Computation and Performance – Proceedings of the 31st eCAADe Conference – Volume 1, Faculty of Architecture, Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands, 18-20 September 2013, pp. 31-40
wos WOS:000340635300002
summary In current architectural practice some important changes are taking place because of the development of numerous Building Performance Simulations (BPS) tools to support design decisions during early phases of the design process. Many difficulties still persist, however, not necessarily due to the limitations of the available technology, but to the lack of appropriate methodologies to use the existing tools to improve the decision making process, particularly at the early design stages. In this work we present an application of performance-based design in early design phases, with the purpose to take better-informed decisions which would ultimately contribute to improve the energy performance of buildings.
keywords Energy performance-based design; design methodology; design decision-making process; building energy efficiency; building performance simulation tools.
series eCAADe
email mianni@salle.url.edu
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