Sustainability through Energy-Efficient Buildings
The book covers chapters ranging from introduction to recent technological challenges, case studies of energy-efficient buildings with policy and awareness issues, fundamentals and present status along with research updates and future aspects on topics focusing on energy-efficient construction, materials
Provides comprehensive information on energy efficient buildings including policy and energy audit aspects with case studies
Examines application of PCMs in passive heating and cooling in buildings; role of active TES and energy saving potential
1.Introduction to Energy Efficient Building Development and Sustainability. 2.An introduction of Zero Energy Lab as a test bed: concept, features, and application. 3. Building Envelops: A passive way to achieve energy sustainability through energy efficient buildings. 4.Passive and Low Energy buildings. 5.Energy efficient building construction and Embodied energy. 6.BIPV (Building Integrated Photovoltaic) as power generator for energy efficient buildings. 7.Energy conservation potential through thermal energy storage medium in buildings. 8.Silica aerogel blankets as super insulating material for developing energy efficient buildings. 9.Heating Ventilation and Air-conditioning (HVAC) systems for energy efficient buildings. 10.Improving energy efficiency in buildings: challenges and opportunities in the European context. 11.Advances in Simulation Studies for developing energy efficient buildings. 12.Advances in Energy efficient buildings for New and Old buildings. 13.Role and impact of policy on growth of Green Buildings in India: Impact on sustainability through energy efficient buildings. 14.Energy efficient buildings: Technology to policy and awareness.