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Confort d'été et isolation thermique

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This article looks from numerical simulations at the summer thermal comfort in three buildings. It concludes that the reinforcement of thermal insulation may lead to summer overheating for some regions, according to their climate. This can be reduced by an adequate design and use of building thermal inertia and by using where possible night ventilation.