Application Efficiency Measures Through TRNSYS Software on Algerian Building to Save Energy
Keywords:Energy in Buildings, Energy Saving, Energy Efficiency, Trnsys simulation, Thermal Regulation
In Algeria, the building sector is the biggest energy consumer. In 2020, the total final energy consumption absorbed by the building is near 42%, the shares of the residential and tertiary sectors are 36% and 7%, respectively. This high consumption argued the Algerian government to put the building sector in the first priority target in terms of energy efficiency action. Add to this, the Algerian authorities set a goal of reducing energy consumption by 15% by 2030. To concretize this goal, the government concentrates its efforts to develop thermal insulation and ameliorate the quality of windows. Moreover, several attempts are assumed to create new versions of Thermal Regulation (RT) for building RT2016, which should be revised in 2022. To this end, the present work aims to evaluate the thermal regulation of building RT2016, and to identify the weaknesses point of this RT. Simulations are fulfilled using TRNSYS for a building that conforms to the requirement of this RT.