Текущий выпуск
№3 2021

Winter 2015


Microclimate and Air Quality in Office Buildings. Comparison of Russian and EU Norms p. 6

Vladimir Ustinov

Today the design market offers such type of works as «adaptation» of projects developed in EU to Russian norms. Designers attempts to maximally bring each project to life, coordinating with the norms and rules in effect in the Russian Federation.

ARCUS III: BREEAM Certification Experience p. 14

Vladimir Ustinov, Elena Pushakova

Implementation of environmental sustainability technologies in construction of buildings in Russia has ceased being something rare and exceptional. Each building that has received international LEED and BREEAM certification is an excellent example of execution of commercially successful and environmentally sustainable project.

Wind comfort. Application experience in the Netherlands p. 24

Wendy Janssen, Bert Blocken, Adelya Khayrullina

Wind comfort and wind safety for pedestrians are important requirements in urban areas. Many city authorities request studies of pedestrian wind comfort and wind safety for new buildings and new urban areas. These studies involve combining statistical meteorological data, aerodynamic information and criteria for wind comfort and wind safety.

Double Glass Facades p. 32

Marianna Brodatch, Nikolay Shilkin

Buildings with large glazing share frequently experience high loads on heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems. Double glass façade is an interesting solution for the building envelope, able to adapt to the changes in the outside environment.

Road-side Service in Italy p. 46

Alessandro Sandelevski

Multifunctional road-side complex Autogrill Villoresi Est opened in the beginning of 2013 in Northern Italy. Environmental sustainability technologies allow for achievement of high efficiency values and have minimum negative impact on the natural environment.

Cottage Community Pervomayskoye: Utilization of Soil Thermal Energy p. 56

Nikolay Shilkin

Often implementation of projects with innovative solutions is driven by inability of high cost of connection to the traditional energy sources. The heating system in residential complex Pervomayskoye in Moscow region is built using heat pumps that use low-potential thermal energy of the soil.

Intelligent Hotels p. 62

Jaroslav Tagiltsev

Automation of utility systems gives noticeable and quick economic effect in the hotel industry. The main requirements for a modern hotel – conformity to the high quality standards.

Book Review p. 66

Technical literature publishing house ABOK-PRESS presents new book by M.G. Tarabanov “Air Conditioning. Part 1”. The monograph addresses designers, air conditioning systems engineers, scientists, teachers and students. New edition of recommendations R NP ABOK is published - 5.5.1–2015 “Calculation of parameters of smoke protection systems for residential and public buildings.”Series of publications “Practical recommendations for design of fire safety systems. Parts 1-3 and Part 4” also came out of press.

Commissioning of Building Energy Systems on the US example

Yury Bubnov

The commissioning of building energy systems services market is growing along with the LEED certification market and according to a report from Pike Research will reach $4.4 billion worldwide in annual market value in 2020. The article presents figures on the commissioning cost-effectiveness and describes the methods of this practice.