This paper analyses the correlation between thermal energy load for air-conditioning and tall office buildings relating to building design to achieve the overall energy-conscious design. By using computer simulation on a hypothetical building in Hong Kong, numerical predictions of energy consumption on various aspects will be presented in simple but general, graphical forms. The conclusion will give guidelines on an optimal building design with regard to the total rate of energy expenditure. Although the analysis was done for Hong Kong, it can nevertheless be developed to account for different situations in other parts of the world. Copyright © 1990 Asia Trade Journals Ltd.
|Pages (from-to)||19, 22, 25, 29, 32|
|Journal||Hong Kong Engineer|
|Publication status||Published - Jan 1990|