Energy-saving Renovation of Bayu Traditional Residence: Taking Anju Town of Chongqing as the Example

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Traditional residence is an important part of our culture and heritage of ancient architecture, which contains rich experience in the construction of ecological. But limited at the construction technology and economic level, traditional residence also has shortcomings. Therefore, in addition to heritage of its ecological wisdom, syndrome differentiation treatment should be used. In this paper, on the basis of the energy-saving reconstruction project located in Anju town of Chongqing, its energy-saving advantages and disadvantages were analyzed. Then methods of traditional residence in energy-saving were proposed, which not only met the energy requirements and economics, but also improved the thermal comfort significantly. Analyzing the annual energy consumption of its before-after renovation by Design Builder. The building energy saving rate was 54.36% after renovation.

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Xiong, K., & Yang, Z. (2017). Energy-saving Renovation of Bayu Traditional Residence: Taking Anju Town of Chongqing as the Example. In Procedia Engineering (Vol. 180, pp. 687–696). Elsevier Ltd. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.proeng.2017.04.228

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