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Advances in Building Energy Research, Volume 2

Edited By: Mat Santamouris
232 pages, figures, boxes, tables, index
Publisher: Earthscan
Advances in Building Energy Research, Volume 2
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Advances in Building Energy Research 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.

Volume 2

Contents

Evolution of Cool-Roof Standards in the US

A Review of Innovative Daylighting Systems

Physically Based Modelling of the Material and Gaseous Contaminant Interactions in Buildings: Models, Experimental Data and Future Developments

The Application of Urban Climate Research in the Design of Cities

Solar Air Conditioning: A Review of Technological and Market Perspectives

Experimental Methods in Ventilation

A Review of Optical Properties of Shading Devices

Index

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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.

Edited By: Mat Santamouris
232 pages, figures, boxes, tables, index
Publisher: Earthscan
Media reviews

'Several high quality scientific journals are published in the area of building energy and indoor/outdoor environment; however, one has been missing. Advances in Building Energy Research fills the gap. I recommend ABER to all technical libraries, research institutes and universities. It should also be used by construction companies and those manufacturing building materials and building products.'Professor Olli Sepp nen, President of REHVA (Federation of Heating and Air-conditioning Associations)'Advances in Building Energy Research is a unique index. It will be an inexhaustible resource for energy related sciences and a continuous inspiration for architects around the world.'N. Fintikakis, Architect and Director of UIA-ARES WP (Architecture and Renewable Energy Sources)'The topic of Energy in buildings is today very high on many political agendas. This ABER Publication brings new insights in topics as solar chimneys, green roofs, the urban dimension on energy, ... In addition, various

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