Influence Of Passive Techniques on Thermal Performance of Building in Moderate Zone
Minakshi Mishra1, Abhishek Deshmukh2, K Shanthi Sri3

1Minakshi Mishra*, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, REVA University, Kattigenahalli, Yelahanka, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.
2Avinash Deshmukh, ME in Environmental Engineering and BE in Energy Science from Shivaji University, Maharashtra.
3K.Shanthi sri, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, REVA University, Kattigenahalli, Yelahanka, Banglore, Karnataka, India
Manuscript received on December 13, 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on December 21, 2019. | Manuscript published on January 10, 2020. | PP: 360-364 | Volume-9 Issue-3, January 2020. | Retrieval Number: B7164129219/2020©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijitee.B7164.019320
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Abstract: Solar passive technologies need to be integrated in Building Designs. This helps not only save energy but also decreases stress and strains in building due to thermal disturbances. The main objective is to achieve comfort for utility for life cycle of the building. Passive techniques are main remedies to increase the building comfort hours without any use of artificial resources. This paper shows the thermal performance of building by simulating different passive techniques before constructing a new building and examines the possible changes that can have influence on comfort inside. A project of proposed building in moderate zone in India at latitude 16.69N and Longitude 74.23E is further examined for manifestations in real time using appropriate simulation tools. The study finalizes that for project under moderate zone, maximum discomfort hours are in summer. Applying the passive techniques to decrease the discomfort hours will finally increase the thermal performance of the building. For Moderate zone, implementation of passive techniques with changes in building material, orientations, air exchanges etc. decrease the discomforts to 9.4% which is 823 hours in a year. 
Keywords:  Thermal Performance, Zero Energy Building, Simulation Tools, Passive Techniques, Comfort.
Scope of the Article: Building Energy