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Advances in Building Energy Research

Volume 4, 1st Edition

By Mat Santamouris


324 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.

Table of Contents

1. Heating and Cooling Requirements of Buildings with Solar Louvre Devices 2. The Evaluation of HVAC Systems 3. Climatic Change and the Built Environment 4. Chromogenic Technologies 5. Natural Cross-Ventilation Studies and the Latest Simulation Design Tools Used in Building Ventilation-Related Research 6. Comfort Models and Cooling of Buildings in the Mediterranean Zone 7. Cool Materials and Cool Roofs in Mediterranean Buildings 8 . Artificial Intelligence for Energy Conservation in Buildings

About the Author

Mat Santamouris has a prolific publishing record and is a member of the editorial board for seven journals. He is Professor of Energy Physics at the University of Athens and visiting professor at the Metropolitan University of London, Tokyo Polytechnic University and Boltzano University.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Construction / General