Mass and glass. How much? How little?

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TypeArticle
Journal titleASHRAE Journal
ISSN0001-2491
Volume26
Issue11
Pages2630, 32
Subjectwindows; solar energy; heating (techniques); thermal insulation; optimum window area, type, thermal storage mass; direct gain passive solar houses; ottawa area, ontario, canada; Heat performance; fenetre; energie solaire; chauffage (technique); isolation thermique
AbstractThe energy performance of a house employing south-facing windows depends upon the amount and type of glass and on the thermal mass of the building. A simple graphical procedure is presented that can be used to determine the effects of changes in these parameters on heating energy consumption.
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LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedYes
IdentifierDBR-P-1308
NRC number24758
3494
NPARC number20375614
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Record identifierbb61ebcf-601f-44e4-be32-6c9fad2cc0dd
Record created2012-07-23
Record modified2016-05-09
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