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Sustainable Energy. 2014, 2(1), 35-38
DOI: 10.12691/rse-2-1-7
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Combination of Wind Catcher and Chimney for More Energy Efficient Architectural Buildings

Mohammadjavad Mahdavinejad1 and Sina Khazforoosh2,

1Faculty of Art and Architecture, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran

2Department of Architecture, University of Tehran-Kish International Campus, Iran

Pub. Date: February 08, 2014

Cite this paper:
Mohammadjavad Mahdavinejad and Sina Khazforoosh. Combination of Wind Catcher and Chimney for More Energy Efficient Architectural Buildings. Sustainable Energy. 2014; 2(1):35-38. doi: 10.12691/rse-2-1-7


Energy, plays a crucial role in our everyday life. As energy supplies are limited, energy conservation is unquestionably one of the great importance to all of us. Although improving energy efficiency can be achieved in many ways, but energy saving in buildings plays one of the main roles in saving energy. Using natural ventilation systems can be effective to achieve this goal. This article tries to propose a pattern in which the combination of two common natural ventilation systems, Wind catcher and Chimney, will be use for optimum ventilation efficiency so that the energy efficiency will be increased.

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