heat gain


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heat gain

a rise in temperature of a body when obtaining heat by radiation or conduction from an outside source, leading to an increase in METABOLIC RATE in all organs. see TEMPERATURE REGULATION.
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Bringing in the most daylight possible sounds like a good idea until it brings solar heat gain and glare with it, driving up your cooling-related energy consumption and potentially prompting occupants to cover the window in the name of avoiding disruptive glare.
However, glazed envelopes can cause excessive heat gain into the building, whe re potential sources of unwanted overheating and glare effects that cause indoor discomfort to the building occupants.
IR Dynamics, LLC and its partners are develop ing a transparent nanomaterial that , when integrated into flexible window films, will improve thermal insulation and manage solar heat gain.
This will prove that white makes a big difference in reducing heat gain.
For conduction heat gains, a 24-term series of periodic response factors (PRFs) related the conduction heat gain to the 24 hourly sol-air temperatures and a constant room air temperature.
Close window blinds to prevent the sun from heating your home (especially on the western side-most solar heat gain comes from that direction when the sun is near the horizon).
In these cases, Henrich-Behringer and Schultz say there are strategies that can be used to block out natural light or address unwanted glare and heat gain.
If the arena plan becomes reality and Huddersfield Heat gain the professional status they are aiming for it will draw thousands of basKetball fans into the town along with visitors attending other events.
Outdoor air replaces the hot exhaust to lower air temperatures and reduce the thermal heat gain of the floor, structure and contents.
2]; g--solar heat gain coefficient of the glazing; [A.
The mechanisms of heat gain are conduction, infiltration, ventilation, and radiation.
You have only to touch a window on either a very hot or a very cold day and you'll realize just how much heat gain and loss there is through windows.