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  • 1 University of Pécs, Boszorkány u. 2, H-7624 Pécs, Hungary
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  • 4 University of Pécs, Boszorkány u. 2, H-7624 Pécs, Hungary
  • 5 University of Pécs, H-7624 Pécs, Hungary
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Along with its rapid growth in economy, the protection of heritage buildings has recently gained importance and awareness in China. This paper investigates the energy performance of a heritage building (Wang’s House) in Shanghai, as well as the thermal comfort of the users, using dynamic thermal simulations. The analysis showed that heating accounts as the highest energy demand, followed by cooling and lighting. The resulting study will help the authors to identify various sustainable strategies to improve users comfort as well as reduce the energy demand of heritage buildings in China.

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