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Energy Efficient Buildings

This book discusses energy efficient buildings and the role they play in our efforts to address climate change, energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions by considering buildings and the construction sector's unique position along a critical path to decarbonisation from a multi-perspective and holistic viewpoint. Topics covered in the book range from daylighting, building topology comparison, building envelope design, zero energy homes in hot arid regions, life-cycle considerations and energy efficiency analysis to managing energy demand through equipment selection. Each chapter addresses an important aspect of energy efficient building and serves as a vital building block towards constructing a timely and relevant body of knowledge in energy efficient buildings.

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Energy Efficient BuildingsEdited by Eng Hwa Yap

Published: January 18th 2017

DOI: 10.5772/62592

ISBN: 978-953-51-2876-2

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-2875-5

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1. Incorporating Sustainable Development Principles into Building Design

By Jeung-Hwan Doh and Dane Miller

766

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2. Daylighting is More than an Energy Saving Issue

By Barbara Szybinska Matusiak

531

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3. Energy Efficiency of Lightweight Steel-Framed Buildings

By Paulo Santos

679

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4. Building Typology Comparison Between Courtyard and Atrium Buildings: A Study of Thermal Comfort and Energy Performance Factors in Different Climate Zones

By Enes Yasa

516

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5. Energy-Efficient Building Design in the Context of Building Life Cycle

By Izzet Yüksek and Tülay Tikansak Karadayi

596

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6. Energy Efficiency in Manufacturing Facilities: Assessment, Analysis and Implementation

By Gary P. Moynihan and Frank L. Barringer

662

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7. Energy Efficiency of Hydronic Heating System in Retrofitted Buildings

By Matjaž Prek

556

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8. Managing Energy Demand in Buildings through Appropriate Equipment Specification and Use

By Abimbola Olukemi Windapo

696

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9. Towards Near Zero Energy Home

By Esam Elsarrag and Yousef Alhorr

582

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