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Able to shelter us, to protect us and especially to ensure our comfort summer and winter, our house is often perceived as a second skin. To design such an envelope, it is still necessary to understand the keys to thermal well-being.

Combat heat and cold in a home

Building or renovating a house always aims to create a pleasant space in which the temperature will be soft and the comfort optimal. To achieve this, we must first understand how our body perceives heat.
It is a notion that varies from one person to another and depends on several parameters: more objective, such as the temperature of the air, more subjective, such as the color of the pieces.
In the end, to design its installation, the more cautious as the less sensitive must be able to be contented. Then you have to equip the house accordingly.
Building materials and insulation devices combine their performance to combat external conditions, from cold to heatwave.
Heating, ventilation and cooling systems do the rest ensuring a cozy atmosphere all year round.
The climate, the environment and the orientation of the house are therefore important criteria for providing adequate facilities. This is why it is essential to learn how to measure equipment and know their specificities to make the right choices depending on the context.

Utopic, the bioclimatic house?

what orientation for the house

The characteristic of a bioclimatic house is to take advantage of the surrounding environment. Landscape, relief, climate, vegetation, orientation... are all data to which the house must adapt.
The goal ? Limit energy expenditure as much as possible, or even afford total autonomy. That gives food for thought...

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The articles in the file System D thermal comfort rules:

  • The rules of thermal comfort: how to protect oneself from the heat
  • The rules of thermal comfort: which orientation for the house?
  • The rules of thermal comfort: what amenities to provide?

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