Observance of Architectural Principles in Hospital Construction; A Step Towards Energy Consumption Optimization

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Department of Architecture, Isfahan (Khorasgan) Branch, Islamic Azad University, Isfahan, Iran


The prevention of energy loss has been considered one of the most significant issues addressed by industrial, developed countries in recent decades. Improving energy efficiency in the construction sector is a practical, established action taken to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and energy costs. Simple, practical, accessible, and economical strategies can be used to reduce energy consumption, and optimization solutions can help decrease mechanical system demands and improve quality, thus increasing the efficiency of a building. Moreover, the utilization of architectural design and urban development methods to save on fuel and energy consumption in buildings is essential at national and international levels ... (Read more...)

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