Considerations on design optimization criteria for windows providing low energy consumption and high visual comfort

  title={Considerations on design optimization criteria for windows providing low energy consumption and high visual comfort},
  author={Carlos Ernesto Ochoa and Myriam Aries and Evert van Loenen and Jan L. M. Hensen},
  journal={Applied Energy},
Apparent window size contradictions arise when optimizing simultaneously for low energy (small sizes) and visual comfort (large sizes). Diverse multi-objective optimization methods exist, but basic questions must be solved beforehand such as choosing appropriate evaluation measures. This work aims to determine the suitability of combined optimization criteria on window sizing procedures for low energy consumption with high visual comfort and performance. 

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