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Optimizing windows for enhancing daylighting performance and energy saving

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This research paper investigates the effect of widow-to-wall ratio (WWR) and different types of window glass on the energy consumption of buildings in Alexandria, Egypt, through computer simulations that analyze both daylighting and thermal performance. The study examines WWR and six types of glass with varying U-values, visual transmittance, and SHGC, and discusses the performance characteristics that can lead to energy-efficient buildings.

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Learn how window-to-wall ratios (WWR) and different glazing properties affect energy consumption in buildings in the Alexandria climate zone, Egypt, and the relative importance of overall building energy efficiency. Compare these findings to topics we’ve covered in class, such as solar radiation, principles of heat transfer, glass properties, and daylighting. Find other literature or reports on this topic to determine the optimum WWR and glazing performance for your climate zone.

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