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Sustainability in Energy and Buildings 2018

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Investigation on Illuminance Requirements and Associated Cost Saving Opportunities in Garment Factories
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    Chapter 2 Trade-Off Optimization of Embodied Versus Operational Carbon Impact for Insulation and Window to Wall Ratio Design Choices: A Case Study
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    Chapter 3 Simulation-Supported Design Optimization of Atrium Buildings with Passive Cooling in Austria
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    Chapter 4 Studies of Elderly Thermal Comfort in Outdoor Environments in Severe Cold Area of China
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    Chapter 5 Assessing the Energy Use and Carbon Dioxide Emissions of Maritime Infrastructure Projects
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    Chapter 6 Identifying Physical Features that Facilitate and Impede Building Adaptation
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    Chapter 7 Observations of Physical Activity in Winter Urban Parks Using UAVs: A Case Study of Four City Parks, Harbin, China
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    Chapter 8 Multicriteria Assessment of Sustainable Intelligent Buildings
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    Chapter 9 Toward Increasing the Use of Reclaimed and Recycled Building Materials: Making the Case for Investigating Stakeholder Expectations
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    Chapter 10 Integration of Renewable Energies to Convert University Commercial Buildings to Net-Zero Energy Buildings
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    Chapter 11 The Impact of Energy Efficient Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning Systems on Energy Performance of University Buildings
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    Chapter 12 Energy Efficiency in School Buildings? How to Use in a Successful Way the Triple Bottom Line Framework?
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    Chapter 13 Use of CAE Methods for Exergy-Economic Evaluation of Plate Heat Exchangers for Heat Recovery
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    Chapter 14 Estimated and Actual Construction Inventory Data in Embodied Greenhouse Gas Emission Calculations for a Norwegian Zero Emission Building (ZEB) Construction Site
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    Chapter 15 OntoH2G: A Semantic Model to Represent Building Infrastructure and Occupant Interactions
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    Chapter 16 High Resolution Residential Domestic Hot Water Consumption Profiles Using Data Mining Clustering Techniques on Time of Use Data
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    Chapter 17 An Artificial Intelligence Method for Comfort Level Prediction
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    Chapter 18 A Techno-Economic and Environmental Analysis of Queensland’s Transition Towards a Low Carbon Society
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    Chapter 19 Life-Cycle Cost Model for Green Star Office Buildings in Australia
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    Chapter 20 Design and Implementation of a Hierarchical Hybrid Communication Platform for Multi-Microgrid Applications
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    Chapter 21 A Commercial Building Based Microgrid Performance Investigation
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    Chapter 22 Preliminary Evaluation of Synergizing BIM and Malaysian Carbon Reduction and Environmental Sustainability Tool
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    Chapter 23 Evaluating Sustainability of Prefabrication Methods in Comparison with Traditional Methods
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    Chapter 24 Climate Change Risk Management for Public Assets in Semarang, Indonesia
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    Chapter 25 Energy Storage Sizing and Optimal Operation Analysis of a Grid-Connected Microgrid
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    Chapter 26 The Problem of Lack of Green Space and Rise in Surface Temperature in the City of Mashhad
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    Chapter 27 Improving Sustainability of Indonesian Public Building: Challenges and Policy Strategy
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    Chapter 28 Passive Energy Performance of Vertical Greenery Systems (VGS) Under Different Climatic Conditions
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    Chapter 29 Value Comparison of Distributed Solar Energy Applications in Commercial Buildings Across China
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    Chapter 30 The Impact of Solar PV Design Tilt and Orientation on Project Values
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    Chapter 31 Algae Building Technology Energy Efficient Retrofit Potential in Sydney Housing
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    Chapter 32 A Service Quality Indicator for Apriori Assessment and Comparison of Cellular Energy Grids
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    Chapter 33 The Problem of the Modern Built Environment and Enhanced Urban Warming in Iran
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    Chapter 34 Performance Simulation and Evaluation of Net Zero Energy Buildings in an Australian Coastal Climate
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    Chapter 35 Evaluating Occupant Wellbeing in Retrofitted Dwellings with the Short Form 36 Questionnaire
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    Chapter 36 Economic Case for Simulated Thermal Energy Improvements to Existing Older South Australian Houses
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    Chapter 37 Investigating the Capacity Sufficiency of an Optimized Standalone Solar Hot Water Fired Absorption Chiller for Australian 6-Star House: The Case of Adelaide
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    Chapter 38 Thermo-Technical Behavior of a Solar Autonomous Hot Water Fired Absorption Chiller: The Case of Adelaide
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    Chapter 39 Occupant Interaction with As-Designed Smart Heating: Impacts upon Energy Use & Thermal Comfort
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    Chapter 40 Resident’s Issues and Interactions with Grid-Connected Photovoltaic Energy System in High-Performing Low-Energy Dwellings: A User’s Perspective
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    Chapter 41 Systemised Offsite Manufactured Timber Dwelling Typologies from UK Forestry Supply Chains, Enabling a Transition to Nearly Zero Carbon Homes in Wales – An Overview
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    Chapter 42 Smart Fire Performance - Assessment of Occupant Safety in Specialised Dwellings
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    Chapter 43 Low-Energy Housing: Are We Asking the Right Questions?
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    Chapter 44 Does Tenure Matter for Occupant Experiences of Low-Energy Housing?
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    Chapter 45 Enablers of an Electricity System Transition
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    Chapter 46 Potential for Peer-to-Peer Trading of Energy Based on the Home System of Practice
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    Chapter 47 Power to Gas Energy Storage System for Energy Self-sufficient Smart Cities Development
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Sustainability in Energy and Buildings 2018
Published by
Springer International Publishing, February 2019
DOI 10.1007/978-3-030-04293-6
978-3-03-004292-9, 978-3-03-004293-6

Kaparaju, Prasad, Howlett, Robert J., Littlewood, John, Ekanyake, Chandima, Vlacic, Ljubo

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 22 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 7 32%
Researcher 3 14%
Student > Ph. D. Student 3 14%
Lecturer 2 9%
Professor 1 5%
Other 0 0%
Unknown 6 27%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Engineering 9 41%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 1 5%
Linguistics 1 5%
Mathematics 1 5%
Energy 1 5%
Other 2 9%
Unknown 7 32%