Classification of opaque exterior walls of buildings from a sustainable point of view: The vertical envelope as a tool for sustainable design

@article{Brajkovich2014ClassificationOO,
  title={Classification of opaque exterior walls of buildings from a sustainable point of view: The vertical envelope as a tool for sustainable design},
  author={Michelle Sanchez de Leon Brajkovich and Nuria Marti Audi},
  journal={2014 9th Iberian Conference on Information Systems and Technologies (CISTI)},
  year={2014},
  pages={1-7}
}
The envelop is one of the most important elements when one analyzes the operation of the building in terms of sustainability. Taking this into consideration, this research focuses on setting a classification system of the envelopes opaque systems, crossing the knowledge and parameters of construction systems with requirements in terms of sustainability that they may have. To have a better understanding of how these systems work with respect to their sustainable contribution to the building… CONTINUE READING