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Air infiltration through building envelopes

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dc.contributor.author Abi Shdid, Caesar
dc.contributor.author Younes, Chadi
dc.date.accessioned 2016-10-20T07:22:11Z
dc.date.available 2016-10-20T07:22:11Z
dc.date.copyright 2011 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1744-2591 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10725/4640
dc.description.abstract Air leakage through the building envelope into the building interiors has a considerable impact on the energy loads and consequently energy demand and energy costs of buildings. This phenomenon known as infiltration happens through various openings and venues in the building envelope varying from large openings such as doors and windows to minute cracks and crevices. In addition to impacting building energy loads, infiltration impacts indoor air quality and can result in moisture accumulation problems in the building envelope. A generalized review of infiltration that includes evaluation techniques and models, quantification, and interaction with other heat transfer phenomena is presented in this article. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.title Air infiltration through building envelopes en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.description.version Published en_US
dc.title.subtitle a review en_US
dc.author.school SOE en_US
dc.author.idnumber 199431340 en_US
dc.author.department Civil Engineering en_US
dc.description.embargo N/A en_US
dc.relation.journal Journal of Building Physics en_US
dc.journal.volume 25 en_US
dc.journal.issue 3 en_US
dc.article.pages 267-302 en_US
dc.keywords Infiltration en_US
dc.keywords Heat recovery en_US
dc.keywords Air change en_US
dc.keywords Air Leakage en_US
dc.keywords Building envelope en_US
dc.keywords Building physics en_US
dc.keywords Single zone en_US
dc.keywords Multizone en_US
dc.keywords Computational fluid dynamics en_US
dc.keywords Airflow en_US
dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1744259111423085 en_US
dc.identifier.ctation Younes, C., Shdid, C. A., & Bitsuamlak, G. (2012). Air infiltration through building envelopes: A review. Journal of Building physics, 35(3), 267-302. en_US
dc.author.email caesar.abishdid@lau.edu.lb en_US
dc.identifier.tou http://libraries.lau.edu.lb/research/laur/terms-of-use/articles.php en_US
dc.identifier.url http://jen.sagepub.com/content/35/3/267.short en_US
dc.orcid.id https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7114-4795


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