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Human Thermal Comfort In Transition Space, Asawari Anil Pawar Dec 2018

Human Thermal Comfort In Transition Space, Asawari Anil Pawar

UNLV Theses, Dissertations, Professional Papers, and Capstones

ABSTRACT

HUMAN THERMAL COMFORT IN TRANSITION SPACES

Objective: To evaluate and identify the relationship between personal factors and the climatic conditions that influence the human thermal comfort in transition spaces and suggest solutions for adaptation of the built environment, that would encourage active and healthy living in the tourist as well as local community.

Background:

By 2050, there is a prediction that two-thirds of the world population will be living in urban areas, which would add more than 2.5 billion people living in cities (Melnikov et al., 2017). Since Las Vegas is one of the fastest growing cities in ...


Design Guidelines And Strategies For Thermal Solar Management Of Fenestration In The Desert Climate, David Mccredo May 2018

Design Guidelines And Strategies For Thermal Solar Management Of Fenestration In The Desert Climate, David Mccredo

UNLV Theses, Dissertations, Professional Papers, and Capstones

This research evaluates the effects of varying thermal properties of windows in

residential energy use for the moderate altitude and 36'N latitude climate of southern

Nevada, which has a distinct cooling season. A selection of windows across different

shading conditions and total window areas were studied using BEopt energy simulation.

Findings demonstrate that for the specific climate, latitude, and altitude of Las Vegas,

Nevada, the most expensive “high performance” windows are not always the best

option in terms of total site energy use, and can be outperformed by properly shaded

less advanced windows. Under certain conditions, shading was found ...


Sinatra Living: Project Abstract And Primary Team Members, University Of Nevada, Las Vegas. Solar Decathlon Team. Jan 2017

Sinatra Living: Project Abstract And Primary Team Members, University Of Nevada, Las Vegas. Solar Decathlon Team.

Sinatra Living: Competition Materials

This document is the final project abstract for Team Las Vegas.


Sinatra Living: Facilities And Equipment, University Of Nevada, Las Vegas. Solar Decathlon Team. Jan 2017

Sinatra Living: Facilities And Equipment, University Of Nevada, Las Vegas. Solar Decathlon Team.

Sinatra Living: Competition Materials

This document, labeled as project document 3.4 Facilities and Equipment, contains a description of various facilities and equipment that can/need to be used in the Las Vegas area for the fabrication and building phase of the project.


Sinatra Living: Budget Justification, University Of Nevada, Las Vegas. Solar Decathlon Team. Jan 2017

Sinatra Living: Budget Justification, University Of Nevada, Las Vegas. Solar Decathlon Team.

Sinatra Living: Competition Materials

This is an Excel document that contains the detailed budget information for the Sinatra Living project.


Sinatra Living: Background Demographics, University Of Nevada, Las Vegas. Solar Decathlon Team. Jan 2017

Sinatra Living: Background Demographics, University Of Nevada, Las Vegas. Solar Decathlon Team.

Sinatra Living: Competition Materials

This document contains a brief overview of the background demographics for the Las Vegas area, including citations of resources used.


Sinatra Living: Application For Federal Assistance Sf-424, University Of Nevada, Las Vegas. Solar Decathlon Team. Jan 2017

Sinatra Living: Application For Federal Assistance Sf-424, University Of Nevada, Las Vegas. Solar Decathlon Team.

Sinatra Living: Competition Materials

This document is a copy of the application for federal assistance completed by Team Las Vegas. This document requests funding assistance for participating teams the Solar Decathlon competition.


Sinatra Living: Solar Decathlon 2017 Team Las Vegas Slide, University Of Nevada, Las Vegas. Solar Decathlon Team. Jan 2017

Sinatra Living: Solar Decathlon 2017 Team Las Vegas Slide, University Of Nevada, Las Vegas. Solar Decathlon Team.

Sinatra Living: Competition Materials

This document is a "slide" containing a brief visual overview of the Team Las Vegas project.


Sinatra Living: Project Overview, University Of Nevada, Las Vegas. Solar Decathlon Team. Jan 2017

Sinatra Living: Project Overview, University Of Nevada, Las Vegas. Solar Decathlon Team.

Sinatra Living: Competition Materials

This is a draft document that contains the project overview, including the revision history.


Sinatra Living: Team Las Vegas Proposal (Full Packet), University Of Nevada, Las Vegas. Solar Decathlon Team. Jan 2017

Sinatra Living: Team Las Vegas Proposal (Full Packet), University Of Nevada, Las Vegas. Solar Decathlon Team.

Sinatra Living: Competition Materials

This packet is the final proposal for the Team Las Vegas project, containing a number of project overview documents.


Sinatra Living: Team Las Vegas Doe Solar Decathlon 2017 Application Summary, University Of Nevada, Las Vegas. Solar Decathlon Team. Jan 2017

Sinatra Living: Team Las Vegas Doe Solar Decathlon 2017 Application Summary, University Of Nevada, Las Vegas. Solar Decathlon Team.

Sinatra Living: Competition Materials

This document is the summary of the Team Las Vegas project, as submitted to the 2017 Solar Decathlon competition.


Las Vegas: Water Jury Feedback, Solar Decathlon Jury Jan 2017

Las Vegas: Water Jury Feedback, Solar Decathlon Jury

Sinatra Living: Competition Materials

A document containing the evaluation and feedback of the Team Las Vegas project house (Sinatra Living) by the Water Jury. The Water Jury is responsible for determining the winners of the Water category for the 2017 Solar Decathlon.


Sinatra Living: Faculty And Student Team Qualifications, University Of Nevada, Las Vegas. Solar Decathlon Team. Jan 2017

Sinatra Living: Faculty And Student Team Qualifications, University Of Nevada, Las Vegas. Solar Decathlon Team.

Sinatra Living: Competition Materials

This document, labeled as project document 4.2 Faculty and Student Team Qualifications, contains the professional qualifications of the Team Las Vegas leadership.


Sinatra Living: Letter Of Intent, University Of Nevada, Las Vegas. Solar Decathlon Team. Jan 2017

Sinatra Living: Letter Of Intent, University Of Nevada, Las Vegas. Solar Decathlon Team.

Sinatra Living: Competition Materials

This document is a letter of intent to enter the Solar Decathlon 2017 contact. Letter contains information about Team Las Vegas and the project abstract.


Unlv Solar Decathlon 2017: Team Charter And Mission Statement, University Of Nevada, Las Vegas. Solar Decathlon Team. Jan 2017

Unlv Solar Decathlon 2017: Team Charter And Mission Statement, University Of Nevada, Las Vegas. Solar Decathlon Team.

Sinatra Living: Competition Materials

This document has the Mission Statement for Team Las Vegas, as well as the goals (Team Charter) for the Solar Decathlon 2017 project.


Sinatra Living: Eere 303 Statement Of Project Objectives, University Of Nevada, Las Vegas. Solar Decathlon Team. Jan 2017

Sinatra Living: Eere 303 Statement Of Project Objectives, University Of Nevada, Las Vegas. Solar Decathlon Team.

Sinatra Living: Competition Materials

This document is the final statement of project objectives, which describes the overall details of the project (including scope, summary, go/no-go decision points and timeline).


Las Vegas: Market Potential Jury Feedback, Solar Decathlon Jury Jan 2017

Las Vegas: Market Potential Jury Feedback, Solar Decathlon Jury

Sinatra Living: Competition Materials

A document containing the evaluation and feedback of the Team Las Vegas project house (Sinatra Living) by the Market Potential Jury. The MArket Potential Jury is responsible for determining the winners of the Market Potential category for the 2017 Solar Decathlon.


Las Vegas: Innovation Jury Feedback, Solar Decathlon Jury Jan 2017

Las Vegas: Innovation Jury Feedback, Solar Decathlon Jury

Sinatra Living: Competition Materials

A document containing the evaluation and feedback of the Team Las Vegas project house (Sinatra Living) by the Innovation Jury. The Innovation Jury is responsible for determining the winners of the Innovation category for the 2017 Solar Decathlon.


Las Vegas: Engineering Jury Feedback, Solar Decathlon Jury Jan 2017

Las Vegas: Engineering Jury Feedback, Solar Decathlon Jury

Sinatra Living: Competition Materials

A document containing the evaluation and feedback of the Team Las Vegas project house (Sinatra Living) by the Engineering Jury. The Engineering Jury is responsible for determining the winners of the Engineering category for the 2017 Solar Decathlon.


Sinatra Living: Sd 2017 Project Proposal, University Of Nevada, Las Vegas. Solar Decathlon Team. Jan 2017

Sinatra Living: Sd 2017 Project Proposal, University Of Nevada, Las Vegas. Solar Decathlon Team.

Sinatra Living: Competition Materials

This document is the final proposal packet for the Team Las Vegas Sinatra Living project house. Proposal contains final drawings and images of the house, a written description of the vision for the house and its components, a list of the features and a layout for each of the three available floor plans or house configurations.


Las Vegas: Architecture Jury Feedback, Solar Decathlon Jury Jan 2017

Las Vegas: Architecture Jury Feedback, Solar Decathlon Jury

Sinatra Living: Competition Materials

A document containing the evaluation and feedback of the Team Las Vegas project house (Sinatra Living) by the Architecture Jury. The Architecture Jury is responsible for determining the winners of the Architecture category for the 2017 Solar Decathlon.


Sinatra Living: Section (With Roof), University Of Nevada, Las Vegas. Solar Decathlon Team. Jan 2017

Sinatra Living: Section (With Roof), University Of Nevada, Las Vegas. Solar Decathlon Team.

Sinatra Living: Planning and Design

This document is an architectural drawing that contains a section of the Sinatra Living project house. The section shows the roof, interior, some exterior, and the floor/foundation of the house.


Sinatra Living: Option 2 Floor Plan, University Of Nevada, Las Vegas. Solar Decathlon Team. Jan 2017

Sinatra Living: Option 2 Floor Plan, University Of Nevada, Las Vegas. Solar Decathlon Team.

Sinatra Living: Planning and Design

An architectural drawing showing Option 2, which is one of three available floor plans. This document contains drawings for the interior of the Sinatra Living house only.


Las Vegas: Communications Jury Feedback, Solar Decathlon Jury Jan 2017

Las Vegas: Communications Jury Feedback, Solar Decathlon Jury

Sinatra Living: Competition Materials

No abstract provided.


Sinatra Living: Form Diagram, University Of Nevada, Las Vegas. Solar Decathlon Team. Jan 2017

Sinatra Living: Form Diagram, University Of Nevada, Las Vegas. Solar Decathlon Team.

Sinatra Living: Planning and Design

This document contains a diagram of the general form of the Sinatra Living project house.


Sinatra Living: Structural Axon, University Of Nevada, Las Vegas. Solar Decathlon Team. Jan 2017

Sinatra Living: Structural Axon, University Of Nevada, Las Vegas. Solar Decathlon Team.

Sinatra Living: Planning and Design

This document contains a diagram of the structural axon for the Sinatra Living project house.


Sinatra Living: Option 3 Floor Plan, University Of Nevada, Las Vegas. Solar Decathlon Team. Jan 2017

Sinatra Living: Option 3 Floor Plan, University Of Nevada, Las Vegas. Solar Decathlon Team.

Sinatra Living: Planning and Design

An architectural drawing showing Option 3, which is one of three available floor plans. This document contains drawings for the interior of the Sinatra Living house only.


Sinatra Living: Ada Tour Route (Preliminary), University Of Nevada, Las Vegas. Solar Decathlon Team. Jan 2017

Sinatra Living: Ada Tour Route (Preliminary), University Of Nevada, Las Vegas. Solar Decathlon Team.

Sinatra Living: Planning and Design

This document contains the preliminary drawing for the ADA compliant route through the Sinatra Living project house.


Sinatra Living: Option 1 Floor Plan, University Of Nevada, Las Vegas. Solar Decathlon Team. Jan 2017

Sinatra Living: Option 1 Floor Plan, University Of Nevada, Las Vegas. Solar Decathlon Team.

Sinatra Living: Planning and Design

An architectural drawing showing Option 1, which is one of three available floor plans. This document contains drawings for the interior of the Sinatra Living house only.


Sinatra Living: Mechanical Room Plan, University Of Nevada, Las Vegas. Solar Decathlon Team. Jan 2017

Sinatra Living: Mechanical Room Plan, University Of Nevada, Las Vegas. Solar Decathlon Team.

Sinatra Living: Planning and Design

This document is a drawing showing the mechanical aspects of the Sinatra Living project house (such as air conditioning units, etc.).