ERIC Number: ED037991
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965
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Ventilation and Thermal Considerations in School Building Design. School Buildings Series Report 9.
van Straaten, J. F.; And Others
The planning and design of school buildings for South Africa are discussed in light of climatic factors and the effect of the weather on educational plants and classroom environment. Thermal and ventilation needs and requirements for school buildings are developed with regard to facility tests and research. The variables and problems of cooling and heating buildings are overviewed with lists of specific weather and thermal characteristics. The selection, specifications and characteristics of building materials are discussed, and other charts, tables, and photographs are included. (TG)
Descriptors: Classroom Design, Climate, Construction Materials, Criteria, Design Requirements, Educational Facilities Design, Environmental Influences, Equipment, Flooring, Health, Human Body, Performance Specifications, Planning, Solar Radiation, Standards, Thermal Environment, Thermodynamics, Ventilation
South African Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, National Building Research Institute, Box 395, Pretoria, South Africa
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Authoring Institution: Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Pretoria (South Africa). National Building Research Inst.