MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 117, 2017RSP 2017 – XXVI R-S-P Seminar 2017 Theoretical Foundation of Civil Engineering
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Published online||24 July 2017|
Impact of external wall insulation thickness on internal surface temperature behaviour
University of Zilina, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Department of Building Engineering and Urban Planning, Univerzitna 1 , 01026 Zilina, Slovakia
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During the last years, the concept of low-energy buildings based on high insulation levels becomes the reality. The aim of this paper is to assess some alternatives of insulated and uninsulated external walls with respect of thermal inertia. The thermal damping factor, phase shift, together with the daily courses of indoor surface temperature of the external wall have been analysed. Analysed surface temperatures show the ability of constructions to accumulate heat gains, which can arise during the day.
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