Advances in Building Energy Research, Volume 4

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Earthscan, May 14, 2014 - Technology & Engineering - 325 pages
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Advances in Building Energy Research (ABER) offers state-of-the-art information on the environmental science and performance of buildings, linking new technologies and methodologies with the latest research on systems, simulations and standards. As stringently reviewed as a journal but with the breadth of a book, this annual volume brings together invited contributions from the foremost international experts on energy efficiency and environmental quality of buildings. Spanning a broad range of technical subjects, this is a 'must have' reference on global developments in the field, suitable for architects and building engineers, environmental engineers, industry professionals, students, teachers and researchers in building science, technical libraries and laboratories.
  

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Contents

Chapter 1 Research on heating and cooling requirements of buildings with solar louvre devices
1
Chapter 2 On the evaluation of heating ventilating and air conditioning systems
23
Chapter 3 Climatic change and the built environment
45
Towards the realization of smart electrochromic glazing for energysaving applications in building
77
Chapter 5 Overview of natural cross ventilation studies and the latest simulation design tools used in building ventilationrelated research
127
Chapter 6 Comfort models and cooling of buildings in the Mediterranean zone
167
Potentialities in Mediterranean buildings
201
Chapter 8 Artificial intelligence for energy conservation in buildings
267
Index
301
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