The Environmental and Economic Impact of Applying Radiant Slabs Technology in Syria

Authors

  • Imad Aldin Kinjo Tishreen University
  • Amani Abu Ali Tishreen University

Keywords:

radiant slab, floor heating, sustainability, thermal comfort .

Abstract

 

In Syria, buildings often lack thermal design and Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning systems, and they are being replaced by solutions that do not provide thermal comfort and damage the environment.

The pursuit of thermal comfort, the high price of fuel and the increased awareness of its negative impact on the environment are guide reasons for considering solutions that cause less environmental damage, and provide the required thermal comfort at the lowest cost.

In this research, the radiant slabs technology was studied as an alternative that will be compared with traditional case in Syria (Hourdi slabs and the radiators system) in terms of the costs during the building life cycle and the emission of harmful gases to the environment.

The study proved that the radiant slabs in comparison with traditional case were able to reduce the life cycle costs of studied buildings by an annual average of about 860 Sp/m2 at an exchange rate 400 Sp/$, while they increased the amount of harmful gases that emitted to the environment slightly by annual averages of about: (2.4, 0.0003, 0.03, 0.006) kg/m2 for each of the following gases: (CO2, CO, SO2, NOX), respectively.

Author Biographies

Imad Aldin Kinjo, Tishreen University

Assistant Professor, Department of Construction Engineering And Management, Faculty of civil Engineering,

Amani Abu Ali, Tishreen University

Postgraduate Student (Master) , Department of Construction Engineering And Management, Faculty of civil Engineering

Published

2021-11-07

How to Cite

1.
كنجو عا, ابو علي ا. The Environmental and Economic Impact of Applying Radiant Slabs Technology in Syria. Tuj-eng [Internet]. 2021Nov.7 [cited 2024Jul.14];43(5). Available from: https://journal.tishreen.edu.sy/index.php/engscnc/article/view/11023