Low Energy Low Carbon Architecture: Recent Advances & Future Directions

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Khaled Al-Sallal
CRC Press, 5 mag 2016 - 348 pagine
Providing a complete and in-depth overview of the available knowledge in the area of low energy and low carbon architecture. The scope of this edited book includes several important topics ranging from chapters giving a broad view of the progressing models in ecologically responsible environments to other chapters focussing on recent advances in de
 

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1 Energy and carbon emissions of buildings
1
2 Passive and low energy cooling
17
3 Daylighting
63
4 Designing passive solarheated spaces
99
5 The human factor in sustainable architecture
137
6 Sustainable construction materials
159
7 Water use and conservation
175
8 Energyefficient HVAC systems and systems integration
197
9 Onsite renewable energy
209
10 Shifting agendas
239
Book series page
260
Back Cover
262
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Khaled A. Al-Sallal is currently a professor of architectural engineering and the director of the Daylighting Simulation Laboratory at UAE University. His area of expertise is sustainable design with emphasis on building energy. He has a Ph.D. from Texas A&M University and a Master’s degree from Arizona State University. His teaching and research has focused on building performance and simulation, carbon-neutral design, daylighting, and climatic responsive architecture.
In 2011, he established the state-of-the-art Daylighting Simulation Laboratory at UAE University that runs under his technical management. He has produced numerous publications in international refereed journals and scientific conference proceedings, and wrote several chapters in edited books by reputable scientific publishers (Taylor & Francis, Elsevier, Hogrefe & Huber). He is currently the Editor-in-Chief of the EJER and served in the editorial board of four scientific journals.

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