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Advances in Building Energy Research, Volume 1

Series: Advances in Building Energy Research Volume: 1

Edited By: Mat Santamouris

256 pages, figures, tables, boxes

Earthscan

Hardback | May 2007 | #180812 | ISBN-13: 9781844073894
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About this book

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, it brings together invited contributions from the foremost international experts on energy efficiency and environment quality of buildings.

Spanning a broad range of technical subjects, this is a 'must have' reference on global developments in the field of building energy research, suitable for architects and building engineers, environmental engineers, industry professionals, students, teachers and researchers in building science, technical libraries and laboratories.

Volume 1


Contents

On the Typology, Costs, Energy Performance, Environmental Quality and Operational Characteristics of Double Skin Fa#ades in European Buildings

Artificial Intelligence in Buildings: A Review of the Application of Fuzzy Logic

Field Studies of Indoor Thermal Comfort and the Progress of the Adaptive Approach

Typical Weather Years and the Effect of Urban Microclimate on the Energy Behaviour of Buildings and HVAC Systems

Energy Cost and its Impact on Regulating Building Energy Behaviour

Heat Island Research in Europe: The State of the Art

Post-occupancy Evaluation and Thermal Comfort: State of the Art and New Approaches

High Dynamic Range Imaging and its Application in Building Research

Use of Satellite Remote Sensing in Support of Urban Heat Island Studies

Thermal Behaviour of the Diffusive Building Envelope: State-of-the-Art Review

A Review of ESP-r's Flexible Solution Approach and its Application to Prospective Technical Domain Developments


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Biography

Mat Santamouris has a prolific publishing record and is a member of the editorial board for four journals. He is based at the University of Athens, Greece and is Visiting Professor at the University of North London.

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