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Low Energy Low Carbon Architecture

Author : Khaled Al-Sallal
ISBN : 9781315624020
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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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 design strategies and building technologies in low energy heating, cooling, daylighting, materials, and building sustainable systems. Two other essential topics are covered, providing a link between theory and implementation: sustainable energy policies/standards and performance modeling in low energy architecture. Finally, the book will give the readers insight into the future of low energy and low carbon architecture in the beyond-green era and discussed in the broader context of the progressing theories of regenerative design.

Seaside Building Design Principles And Practice

Author : Ali Sayigh
ISBN : 9783319679495
Genre : Architecture
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This one of a kind reference gathers numerous new studies examining the design of buildings in seaside locations. Chapters discuss design for various locations and seaside climates and include information regarding climate, materials, concepts of cooling and heating, vegetation and micro-climate, and weather conditions and sustainability. This book provides architects, engineers, builders, and students with design examples and applications that will enable them to design and build comfortable, cost-effective and sustainable buildings in maritime zones.

Architecture Sustainable Development Vol 2

Author : Magali Bodart
ISBN : 9782874632778
Genre : Architecture
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This book of Proceedings presents the latest thinking and research in the rapidly evolving world of architecture and sustainable development through 255 selected papers by authors coming from over 60 countries.

New Energy And Sustainable Development Proceedings Of 2016 International Conference On New Energy And Sustainable Development Nesd 2016

Author : Yuan Yan-ping
ISBN : 9789813142596
Genre : Science
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This compendium includes a wide range of topics, from energy science and technology, development and utilization of resources to sustainable ecological development. It serves not only as a combination and analysis of the existing theories and findings, but also emphasizes on new investigations and experiments. The book is an invaluable source for professionals, researchers, academicians and engineers. It is also an important tool for authors to re-examine their researches by comparing them to other similar ones shown in other papers.

Energy Environmental Amp Sustainable Ecosystem Development

Author : Jamal Khatib
ISBN : 9789814723015
Genre : Science
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' In the rapid development of global economics, energy, environmental & ecosystem are recognized as important factors for sustainable development in human society. The application of measurement and control technology also play a very important role in the utilization and protection of energy and the environment. 2015 International Conference on Energy, Environmental & Sustainable Ecosystem Development (EESED 2015) is a multidisciplinary international conference that provides a platform for scientists, engineers and researchers worldwide to share their ideas and present solutions to energy, environmental & sustainable ecosystem development issues. Contents:Energy Science and TechnologyEnvironmental Science and EngineeringRenewable Energy and Sustainable DevelopmentEnergy, Environmental & Sustainable Ecological DevelopmentInfrastructure, Management and Environment Readership: Researchers, academics, professionals and graduate students in environmental science. Keywords:Energy Science and Technology;Environmental Science and Engineering;Renewable Energy and Sustainable Development;Energy;Environmental '' Sustainable Ecological Development'

Soft Computing In Information Communication Technology

Author : Jia Luo
ISBN : 9783642291487
Genre : Computers
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This is a collection of the accepted papers concerning soft computing in information communication technology. All accepted papers are subjected to strict peer-reviewing by 2 expert referees. The resultant dissemination of the latest research results, and the exchanges of views concerning the future research directions to be taken in this field makes the work of immense value to all those having an interest in the topics covered. The present book represents a cooperative effort to seek out the best strategies for effecting improvements in the quality and the reliability of Neural Networks, Swarm Intelligence, Evolutionary Computing, Image Processing Internet Security, Data Security, Data Mining, Network Security and Protection of data and Cyber laws. Our sincere appreciation and thanks go to these authors for their contributions to this conference. I hope you can gain lots of useful information from the book.

Sustainability At The Cutting Edge

Author : Peter Frederick Smith
ISBN : 9780750683005
Genre : Architecture
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"Buildings are currently a major part of the carbon emissions problem. Sustainability at the Cutting Edge indicates how they may become part of the solution. This fully updated new edition deals not only with current best practice and state-of-the-art case studies, but also with the very latest emerging technologies which will transform the relationship between buildings and energy. Professor Peter Smith describes how buildings can be made to significantly reduce their reliance on fossil-based energy by the use of solar and geothermal resources." "Packed with useful diagrams, charts and full colour photographs, this immensely practical book is a great reference for professionals in the design and construction industry."--BOOK JACKET.

Low Carbon Cities

Author : Steffen Lehmann
ISBN : 9781317659143
Genre : Architecture
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Low Carbon Cities is a book for practitioners, students and scholars in architecture, urban planning and design. It features essays on ecologically sustainable cities by leading exponents of urban sustainability, case studies of the new directions low carbon cities might take and investigations of how we can mitigate urban heat stress in our cities’ microclimates. The book explores the underlying dimensions of how existing cities can be transformed into low carbon urban systems and describes the design of low carbon cities in theory and practice. It considers the connections between low carbon cities and sustainable design, social and individual values, public space, housing affordability, public transport and urban microclimates. Given the rapid urbanisation underway globally, and the need for all our cities to operate more sustainably, we need to think about how spatial planning and design can help transform urban systems to create low carbon cities, and this book provides key insights.

Renewable Energy And Sustainable Technologies For Building And Environmental Applications

Author : Mardiana Idayu Ahmad
ISBN : 9783319318400
Genre : Science
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This diverse resource on renewable energy and sustainable technologies highlights the status, state of the art, challenges, advancements and options in areas such as energy recovery systems, turbine ventilators, green composites, biofuels and bio-resources for energy production, wind energy, integrated energy-efficient systems, thermal energy storage, natural ventilation & day-lighting systems, and low carbon technologies for building and environmental applications. It is designed to serve as a reference book for students, researchers, manufacturers and professionals working in these fields. The editors have gathered articles from world-leading experts that clearly illustrate key areas in renewable energy and sustainability. The distinct role of these technologies in future endeavors is stressed by taking into account the opportunities to contribute with new approaches, methods and directions for building and environmental applications. The in-depth discussion presented in this book will give readers a clear understanding of every important aspect of each technology’s applications, optimum configuration, modifications, limitations and their possible improvements.

Low Carbon Nation

Author : Mike Hodson
ISBN : 9781136667695
Genre : Architecture
File Size : 87. 91 MB
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What does the transition to a Low Carbon Britain mean for the future development of cities and regions across the country? Does it reinforce existing ‘business as usual’ or create new transformational opportunities? Low Carbon Nation? takes an interdisciplinary approach to tackle this critical question, by looking across the different dimensions of technological, scientific, social and economic change within the diverse city and regional contexts of the UK. Hodson and Marvin set out how the transition to low carbon futures needs to be understood as a dual response to the wider financial and economic crisis and to critical ecological concerns about the implications of global climate change. The book develops a novel framework for understanding how the transition to low carbon is informed by historical legacies that shape the geographical, political and cultural dimensions of low carbon responses. Through a programme of research in Scotland, Wales, the North East of England, Greater London, and Greater Manchester, the authors set out different styles of low carbon urban and regional response. Through in-depth illustration of this in newly devolved nations, an old industrial region, a global city-region and in an entrepreneurial city, international lessons can be drawn about the limits and the unrealised opportunities of low carbon transition. This book is key reading for students on geography, economics, planning and social science degrees, as well as those studying sustainability in related contexts trying to understand the urban and regional politics of low carbon transition. It is also an essential resource for policymakers, public officials, elected representatives, environmentalists and business leaders concerned with shaping the direction and type of transition.

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