Cookies on this website
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you click 'Continue' we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies and you won't see this message again. Click 'Find out more' for information on how to change your cookie settings.

A set of future weather data derived from UK Climate Projections 2009 is used to assess the risk of overheating in the design of a sustainable hospital in the UK under, current, and future climate. Modelling results of indoor operative/ail' temperature are compared with three distinct overheating metrics including the Department of Health's Technical Memorandum 03-01, CIBSE Guide A and BS EN 15251 Adaptive Thermal Comfort Standard. To tackle future overheating of the building spaces, eighteen individual passive design measures (covering low-energy ventilation, shading and cooling) are tested in IES ApacheSim and the most effective measures are combined as adaptation packages for further testing. This work has developed a replicable methodological approach for adapting new buildings against a future warming climate. Copyright © 2011 by IPAC'11/EPS-AG.

Type

Conference paper

Publication Date

04/11/2013

Pages

2503 - 2510