This book provides a review of environmental and energy research with respect to urban building projects. It describes how to overcome related challenges in environmental design of urban buildings. The book discusses the passive and active environmental systems within building concepts.
Table of Contents
Environmental Urban Design * Architectural Design, Passive Environmental and Building Engineering Systems * Environmental Issues of Building Design * Sustainable Design, Construction and Operation * Intelligent Controls and Advanced Building Management Systems * Urban Building Climatology * Heat and Mass Transfer Phenomena in Urban Buildings * Applied Lighting Technology * Case Studies * Guidelines to Integrate Energy Conservation * Indoor Air Quality * Applied Energy & Resources Management in the Urban Environment * Economic Methodologies * Integrated Building Design *
Mat Santamouris, a recognized expert in building physics and the application of solar and energy-efficiency technologies, is Associate Professor in the Physics Department, University of Athens, Greece, and Visiting Professor at London Metropolitan University. He has had many books published in this field and is on the editorial board for five journals.