Climate-Adaptive Facades with Automatic Control System

Building constructions, buildings and structures

The object of research is an innovative climate control system for an adaptive facade using an automated control system. The purpose of this work is to analyze the energy efficiency of an innovative facade control system. In an analytical study, Autodesk Insight and Autodesk Green Building Studio were used to determine the unknown characteristics of climate adaptive facade structures, energy consumption of the building, peak loads on the ventilation and air conditioning systems, as well as the efficiency of shading structures, air infiltration, etc. In an analytical study, based on the three modes of operation of the facade structure, the operating modes and the necessary equipment for control were developed. The result of applying the climate-adaptive facade design with the use of an automated control system turned out to be 49.3% more efficient. The average energy consumption for maintenance of a building with classic glazing was 374 kW/m2/year, and the consumption with a climate-adaptive facade structure was 374 kW/m2/year. Separately, the ACS system allowed to reduce consumption by 25% or 58 kW / m2 / year compared to the double skin facade.