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Wed Sep 28, 2011Total posts : 2
Mohammad Baqar
Mohammad Baqar
Join date: Sep 2011
Topic: Insulation and energy efficient houses

Hi

I am in the process of designing an energy efficient house. My problem is that it is too hot in summer to use the upstair rooms. It is just like an oven. What shoud we do to avoid this? How the house shoud  be dsigned so that we can use upstairs rooms during summer months?

Regards

Riaz

Wed Sep 28, 2011Post  #1
S L Gupta (Civil Engg)
S L Gupta (Civil Engg)

Join date: Mar 2008

Dear Riaz

You should do Thrmal insulation of your up stair room.If there is space in east and south of your room, you should construct verandha or made temporary arrangement as like shed of sheets etc to protect the walls from direct heat from the sun. The other reamedy to insulate walls and roof. You should visit website gharexpert,com where you find lot of articles about construction and thermal insulation and energy efficent home. For ready referace link is given below.

http://www.gharexpert.com/articles/Finishing-1607/Thermal-Insulation-Home_0.aspx

 
Thu Sep 29, 2011Post  #2
Mohammad Baqar
Mohammad Baqar

Join date: Sep 2011
Post subject: Insulation and Enrgy Efficient

Gupta Sahib

 

many thanks for your advice. I will certainly follow the link. My experience so far is that rooms upstairs are just like an oven. I have put a 2 Tonne split but of no use. In my books it is waste of time and money to build upstair floor.

I hope with your advice we may avoid this uncomfortable situation.

Regards

 

Riaz

 

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