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Table 3 General properties of dwellings in NC

From: Theoretical analysis of the potential for thermochemical heat storage under Mediterranean climate conditions: Northern Cyprus Case

  Percentage of total, %
Number of occupants 1 2 3 4 >5
1.7 % 13.9 % 27.7 % 45.4 % 11.3 %
Type of houses Detached Semi detached Flat
52.6 % 5.3 % 42.1 %
Age of houses <5 years 5–10 years 10–20 years >20 years
10.4 % 20.8 % 38.1 % 30.7 %
Area of houses <100 m2 100–200 m2 >200 m2
10.8 % 81.8 % 7.4 %
Type of external walls Terracotta brick Concrete blocks Others
91.3 % 8.4 % 0.3 %
Insulation-external walls Glass wool Polystyrene Air gap No insulation
1.3 % 3.5 % 1.7 % 93.5 %
Frames of windows Wood Aluminium PVC
16.9 % 78.4 % 4.7 %
Glazing Single glazing Double glazing
84.8 % 15.2 %
Type of roof Flat Concrete Inclined concrete w tiles Flat concrete, tiles on wood
73.6 % 8.7 % 17.7 %
Insulation-roof Glass wool Polystyrene No insulation Asphalt
4.4 % 7.1 % 88.5 %
Means of heating Central heating Heaters Air-conditioners
2.2 % 53.0 % 44.8 %
Energy source for heating Wood Electricity LPG Kerosene Diesel
1.3 % 65.8 % 27.7 % 3.9 % 1.3 %
Number of air conditioners None 1 2 3 >4
30.7 % 21.2 % 23.8 % 16.5 % 7.8 %