Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Zero and Net Zero Energy

Edited by Getu Hailu

University of Alaska

There is a growing concern about fluctuating energy prices, energy security, and the impact of climate change. Buildings are amongst the primary energy consumers in the world. This fact underlines the importance of targeting building energy use as a key to decreasing any nation's energy consumption. According to the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) Research Strategic Plan 2010-2015, even limited deployment of Net-Zero-Energy buildings within this timeframe will have a beneficial effect by reducing the pressure for additional energy and power supply and the reduction of GHG emissions. The building sector is poised to significantly reduce energy use by incorporating energy-efficient strategies into the design, construction, and operation of new buildings and retrofits to improve the efficiency of existing buildings.

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Zero and Net Zero EnergyEdited by Getu Hailu

Published: November 13th 2019

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.78872

ISBN: 978-1-78984-499-3

Print ISBN: 978-1-78984-498-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83881-881-4

Copyright year: 2019

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1090 Total Chapter Downloads

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1. Introductory Chapter: Path to Net Zero Energy Buildings

By Getu Hailu

43

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2. Building Envelope with Phase Change Materials

By Liu Yang, Yan Liu, Yuhao Qiao, Jiang Liu and Mengyuan Wang

243

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3. Advances in Passive Cooling Design: An Integrated Design Approach

By Ahmed A.Y. Freewan

210

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4. Optimising Energy Systems in Smart Urban Areas

By Bohumír Garlík

79

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5. Thermal Analysis of an Absorption and Adsorption Cooling Chillers Using a Modulating Tempering Valve

By Jesús Cerezo Román, Rosenberg Javier Romero Domínguez, Antonio Rodríguez Martínez and Pedro Soto Parra

280

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6. Technical-Economic Research for Passive Buildings

By Ruta Miniotaite

111

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7. Economic Aspects of Building Energy Audit

By Samuel I. Egwunatum and Ovie I. Akpokodje

135

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