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Sidi Mohammed El Amine BEKKOUCHE Rabéa KAOULAL Tayeb BENOUAZ Sofiane KHERROUR


The aim of this paper is devoted to the coupling of ventilation systems with buildings with low energy performances under a specific Saharan climate. In the second part, the objective is to diagnose and quantify energy consumptions due to the ventilation of a real residential building in  Ghardaïa site.

As result, ventilation system can bring a positive support to the thermo- aeraulic comfort by controlling the mass flow rate of the air entering to the heated or/and cooled building zone. Heat losses due to the ventilation system represent 4.75% of the total losses; the provided heat exchange in this case requires an additional consumption of around 6.6058% of the total energy needs.

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BEKKOUCHE, Sidi Mohammed El Amine et al. NEW OPPORTUNITIES FOR VENTILATION ASSISTANCE IN BUILDINGS UNDER SAHARAN CLIMATIC CONDITIONS. Thermal Science, [S.l.], mar. 2017. ISSN 2334-7163. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 21 aug. 2017. doi:
Received 2017-03-06
Accepted 2017-03-13
Published 2017-03-13


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