A Parametric Approach for Decision Making of Low-carbon Building Envelope Design

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Year : 2023 | Volume : 11 | Special Issue : 05 | Page : 35-43

    Chitra Dhakar

  1. Research Scholar, Department of Electrical Engineering, Vivekananda Global University, Rajasthan, India


Buildings are major contributors of total carbon emissions than all other categories globally. to reduce these emissions by some quantity must propose the better design before construction. For that, this study proposed a different combinations of building envelope analyzed. From that the best configuration can be implemented for construction to reduce emissions from building at different stages. Through the use of e-QUEST version 3.65, a total of some wall construction materials like- Agrocrete, KJS thermo insulated blocks, AAC block, Fly Ash brick, Resource Efficient Hollow brick and some roof construction typologies—Cement Screed + XPS Insulation + Mother Slab, Mother Slab+ Bitumen + Tiles, Mud Phuska + Brick Tile, Mud Phuska + PCC etc. The main aim of this study is to identify the wall and roof design configuration that decreases the building cooling demand, hourly peak cooling demand, total operational energy demand, energy performance index (EPI) and Carbon emissions at different stages. It specifically focuses on measuring the quantity of heat that is transmitted through various wall, roof and window designs. The four categories that make up this studies technique are base case simulation, parametric framework, decision-making parameters, and optimal outcome. It shows that the best combination of solutions lowers the annual operational demand as well as the monthly, daily cooling demands and carbon emissions.

Keywords: Emissions, EPI, e-Quest, Building Envelope

[This article belongs to Special Issue under section in Journal of Polymer and Composites(jopc)]

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Special Issue Open Access Original Research
Volume 11
Special Issue 05
Received May 5, 2023
Accepted July 25, 2023
Published August 11, 2023