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NCJ Number: 66022 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: WALLS TO SAVE ENERGY - A DESIGN PROFESSIONAL'S GUIDE TO ENERGY CONSERVATION WITH BRICK
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Brick Institute of America
United States of America
Date Published: Unknown
Page Count: 7
Sponsoring Agency: Brick Institute of America
Mclean, VA 22101
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THE ENERGY-SAVING QUALITIES OF BRICK WALLS ARE ENUMERATED AS WELL AS NEW FACTORS OF CAPACITY INSULATION AND THERMAL INERTIA AFFECT DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS.
Abstract: METHODS OF CALCULATING THE ENERGY CONSERVING FEATURES OF BRICK INCLUDING HEAT GAIN AND 'U' VALUE CALCULATIONS--THE MEASURE OF HEAT TRANSFER RESISTANCE OF THE WALL UNDER STEADY-STATE CONDITIONS--ARE DESCRIBED. IN ADDITION, ENERGY SAVED IN BRICK PRODUCTION, WASTE DISPOSAL, TRANSPORTATION, AND REUSE IS EXAMINED. THE ARTICLE FURTHER DISCUSSES DRAWBACKS OF THE TRADITIONAL APPLICATION OF THE STEADY-STATE OR STEADY-PERIODIC HEAT FLOW CONCEPT WHICH DOES NOT MEET THE NEEDS OF THE BUILDING PROFESSIONAL WHO MUST SELECT OR DESIGN MORE THAN ONE HEATING OR COOLING SYSTEM. HEAT GAIN CALCULATIONS FOR THE COOLING CYCLE BY APPLICATION OF A TOTAL EQUIVALENT TEMPERATURE DIFFERENTIAL (TETD) ARE DISCUSSED AS ARE PROBLEMS OF CALCULATING HEAT LOSS DURING THE HEATING CYCLE TO CLOSELY APPROXIMATE THE TRUE PERFORMANCE OF HEAVY MASONRY WALLS. A LIST OF TECHNICAL DEFINITIONS IS APPENDED AND TABLES PRESENTING DATA FOR WEIGHT, TIME LAG, AMPLITUDE DECREMENT FACTORS AND HEAT GAIN, AS WELL AS 'U' VALUE CALCULATIONS, ARE GIVEN. (AOP)
Index Term(s): Energy conservation; Energy requirements; Energy resources
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