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  • 1 University of Pécs, Boszorkány u. 2, H-7624 Pécs, Hungary
  • 2 University of Pécs, Boszorkány u. 2, Hungary
  • 3 University of Pécs, Boszorkány u. 2, H-7624 Pécs, Hungary
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The energy consumption of residential buildings represents the majority part of energy usage in Egypt. The aim of this study is to assess the energy performance of a dwelling in New Minia City, Egypt through different orientations. The energy consumption of the case study building is 52560 kWh annually. However, this energy demand could be reduced by 5.8% if the building is oriented to the north direction. The difference of the energy consumption between the best and the worst building orientations, North and South, respectively, reached up to 7.5%. The location of the actual building has a noticeable effect on the energy consumption.

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