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Thermal extras of vegetation walls in Belgrade climatic conditions

ABSTRACT
The goal of this research is to analyse the possibility of using vegetation walls in order to improve the thermal characteristics of office buildings in Belgrade's climatic conditions. The study analyses the possibility of integrating vegetation modules into the façades of office buildings. The paper shows the potential of vegetation technologies in the realisation of façade coverings of architectural buildings with a goal to reduce heat gained during summer time. The use of vegetation walls in architecture has opened up new planning possibilities and created planning conditions for reducing the energy necessary for cooling office buildings. Considering that interaction between the outer environment and inner solving the dependency between comfort, outer look and building's energy balance. This paper is presenting the possibility of using sustainable technologies for solving the problem of overheating in Belgrade's climatic conditions. The research considers the possibilities of using vertically greening systems in planning façade coverings, with an analysis of their thermal characteristics for climatic conditions in Belgrade.
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PAPER SUBMITTED: 2017-09-19
PAPER REVISED: 2018-01-09
PAPER ACCEPTED: 2018-01-15
PUBLISHED ONLINE: 2018-02-18
DOI REFERENCE: https://doi.org/10.2298/TSCI170919027S
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