The project addresses the knowledge gap in climatic cooling potential of natural ventilation systems in Ireland

Project Insights

  • €38,615

    Total Project Costs
  • 1 yr

    Project Duration
  • 2017

    Year Funded

Project Description

The project aims to deliver an open-source, performance assessment tool to address the climatic cooling potential of natural ventilation systems in Ireland. The project builds on a previous CIT research, which developed a low energy testbed building in 2012. The proposed SEAI RD&D project will provide a platform for the next phase of the testbed initiative at CIT and will build on participation in IEA- EBC Annex 62 on Ventilated Cooling - The project will help bridge the knowledge gap surrounding overheating risk in low energy buildings and will be the first source of ventilated cooling potential assessment, within an Irish context.

Project Details

Total Project Cost: €38,615

Funding Agency: SEAI

Year Funded: 2017

Lead Organisation: Cork Institute of Technology

Partner Organisation(s): N/A

Paul O'Sullivan

Lead Researcher

Expertise: Ventilation; Ventilative Cooling; Building Energy; Energy Modelling; Thermal Comfort;

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