Designing with the local climate: What you need to know

It is becoming increasingly common for all the modern buildings to be having a common aesthetic look. The only problem with this approach is that it takes no consideration of indoor thermal comfort. The only remedy remains to install energy consuming mechanical equipment to create a comfortable working and living environment. The current way of designing and construction aims to separate the inside from the outside instead of integrating it into the building as much as possible. This negatively impacts the building both through the energy bill and the discomfort of the occupants.

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