This paper aims to disclose the correlation between orientation and energy consumption of semi-underground ski slope (SUSS) in hot summer and cold winter region. For this purpose, the Design Builder software was adopted to simulate the energy consumption of a typical SUSS in the target region at different orientations. Through quantitative and qualitative analysis, it is concluded that the SUSS consumes more energy in summer than in winter; the energy consumption reaches the minimum at the azimuth of 300° and the maximum at 120°. The research findings lay a theoretical basis for the design standard and regulation of the SUSS and shed new light on the energy-saving design of buildings.
hot summer and cold winter region, semi-underground ski slope (SUSS), quantitative analysis, orientation, energy consumption
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