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In-Situ & Computational Façade Performance Analysis: The B1- Campus A University Building Case in Sto. Dgo., Dom. Rep.

In-Situ & Computational Façade Performance Analysis: The B1- Campus A University Building Case in Sto. Dgo., Dom. Rep.

Laracuente, Nelson Montás; Uribe, Marcos Barinas;

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This paper presents experimental and simulated façade thermal and humidity performance assessments concerning three (3) types of widely used façade systems in the Dominican construction market: 8” block wall, ventilated façade & curtain wall. Using indoor and outdoor temperature (/1T) and humidity differences (/1H) as indicators in order to compare said performances between the systems and, in turn, with environmental simulations approximating them, we try to diagnose weaknesses and foresee improvement avenues for sustainable façade systems in the Dominican context. The data was obtained by on-site measurements using eight (8) temperature and relative humidity sensors in a twelve (12) storey building in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

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Palavras-chave: Façade performance, Temperature, Relative humidity, Environmental simulation, Sensors,


DOI: 10.5151/sigradi2020-126

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Laracuente, Nelson Montás; Uribe, Marcos Barinas; "In-Situ & Computational Façade Performance Analysis: The B1- Campus A University Building Case in Sto. Dgo., Dom. Rep.", p. 930-938 . In: Congreso SIGraDi 2020. São Paulo: Blucher, 2020.
ISSN 2318-6968, DOI 10.5151/sigradi2020-126

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