Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/24912
Title: Energy behavior of high-rise residential units in Hong Kong
Authors: Bojic, ML
Burnett, J
Yik, FWH
Keywords: Cooling
Energy
Environment
Residential Building
Shading
Thermal Insulation
Issue Date: 2001
Publisher: Hong Kong Institution of Engineers
Source: HKIE transactions, 2001, v. 8, no. 1, p. 23-27 How to cite?
Journal: HKIE transactions 
Abstract: To maintain relevance, Hong Kong Building Environmental Assessment Method (HK-BEAM) for residential buildings should be periodically updated to incorporate new environmental data, so extensive research on energy and environmental performance should be performed for high-rise residential buildings found in Hong Kong. This embraces various aspects such as building wall, door, window, and shading characteristics, and utilization in time and space patterns of activities in residential units. In this paper various design tools are described, simulation procedures outlined. Preliminary results show energy savings of roughly 8% for an optimally placed insulation, and lower cooling demand of 14% for a provision of additional concrete in the building envelope.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/24912
ISSN: 1023-697X
EISSN: 2326-3733
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