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Author International Conference on Sustainability in Energy and Buildings (4th : 2012 : Stockholm, Sweden)

Title Sustainability in energy and buildings : proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Sustainability in Energy and Buildings (SEB'12) / Anne Håkansson, Mattias Hojer, Robert J. Howlett, Lakhmi C. Jain, editors
Published Heidelberg ; New York : Springer, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource (1110 pages) : illustrations
Series Smart innovation, systems and technologies, 2190-3026 ; v. 22
Smart innovation, systems, and technologies ; volume 22
Contents Transformational Role of Lochiel Park Green Village / Stephen Robert Berry -- Evaluation and Validation of an Electrical Model of Photovoltaic Module Based on Manufacturer Measurement / Giuseppe M. Tina, Cristina Ventura -- Evolution of Environmental Sustainability for Timber and Steel Construction / Dimitrios N. Kaziolas, Iordanis Zygomalas -- Using the Energy Signature Method to Estimate the Effective U-Value of Buildings / Gustav Nordström, Helena Johnsson, Sofia Lidelöw -- Two Case Studies in Energy Efficient Renovation of Multi-family Housing; Explaining Robustness as a Characteristic to Assess Long-Term Sustainability / Vahid Sabouri, Paula Femenías -- Exploring the Courtyard Microclimate through an Example of Anatolian Seljuk Architecture: The Thirteenth-Century Sahabiye Madrassa in Kayseri / Hakan Hisarligil -- Analysis of Structural Changes of the Load Profiles of the German Residential Sector due to Decentralized Electricity Generation and e-mobility / Rainer Elsland, Tobias Boßmann, Rupert Hartel
The Impact of Hedonism on Domestic Hot Water Energy Demand for Showering -- The Case of the Schanzenfest, Hamburg / Stephen Lorimer, Marianne Jang, Korinna Thielen -- The Process of Delivery -- A Case Study Evaluation of Residential Handover Procedures in Sustainable Housing / David Bailey, Mark Gillott, Robin Wilson -- Sustainable Renovation and Operation of Family Houses for Improved Climate Efficiency / Ricardo Ramírez Villegas, Björn Frostell -- Solar Collector Based on Heat Pipes for Building Façades / Rassamakin Boris, Khairnasov Sergii -- ICT Applications to Lower Energy Usage in the Already Built Environment / Anna Kramers -- Using Dynamic Programming Optimization to Maintain Comfort in Building during Summer Periods / Bérenger Favre, Bruno Peuportier -- Assisting Inhabitants of Residential Homes with Management of Their Energy Consumption / Michael Kugler, Elisabeth André, Masood Masoodian -- Raising High Energy Performance Glass Block from Waste Glasses with Cavity and Interlayer / Floriberta Binarti, Agustinus D. Istiadji -- A New Model for Appropriate Selection of Window / Abdolsalam Ebrahimpour, Yousef Karimi Vahed
Improved Real Time Amorphous PV Model for Fault Diagnostic Usage / Mehrdad Davarifar, Abdelhamid Rabhi -- An Investigation of Energy Efficient and Sustainable Heating Systems for Buildings: Combining Photovoltaics with Heat Pump / Arefeh Hesaraki, Sture Holmberg -- Assessment of Solar Radiation Potential for Different Cities in Iran Using a Temperature-Based Method / Farivar Fazelpour, Majid Vafaeipour, Omid Rahbari -- A Decision Support Framework for Evaluation of Environmentally and Economically Optimal Retrofit of Non-domestic Buildings / Taofeeq Ibn-Mohammed, Rick Greenough -- Modeling, from the Energy Viewpoint, a Free-Form, High Energy Performance, Transparent Envelope / Luis Alonso, C. Bedoya, Benito Lauret -- A Mathematical Model to Pre-evaluate Thermal Efficiencies in Elongated Building Designs / Alberto Jose Fernández de Trocóniz y Revuelta -- Effect of Reaction Conditions on the Catalytic Performance of Ruthenium Supported Alumina Catalyst for Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis / Piyapong Hunpinyo, Phavanee Narataruksa -- Integration of Wind Power and Hydrogen Hybrid Electric Vehicles into Electric Grids / Stephen J.W. Carr, Kary K.T. Thanapalan
Effectiveness of Sustainable Assessment Methods in Achieving High Indoor Air Quality in the UK / Gráinne McGill, Menghao Qin, Lukumon Oyedele -- A Comprehensive Monitoring System to Assess the Performance of a Prototype House / Oliver Kinnane, Tom Grey, Mark Dyer -- Smart Consumers, Smart Controls, Smart Grid / Catalina Spataru, Mark Barrett -- A Qualitative Comparison of Unobtrusive Domestic Occupancy Measurement Technologies / Eldar Nagijew, Mark Gillott, Robin Wilson -- Review of Methods to Map People's Daily Activity -- Application for Smart Homes / Stephanie Gauthier, David Shipworth -- Optimizing Building Energy Systems and Controls for Energy and Environment Policy / Mark Barrett, Catalina Spataru -- Towards a Self-managing Tool for Optimizing Energy Usage in Buildings / Naveed Arshad, Fahad Javed -- A Library of Energy Efficiency Functions for Home Appliances / Hamid Abdi, Michael Fielding, James Mullins -- Smart Energy Façade for Building Comfort to Optimize Interaction with the Smart Grid / Wim Zeiler, Rinus van Houten, Gert Boxem
Building for Future Climate Resilience / Lucelia Rodrigues, Mark Gillott -- Exploring Indoor Climate and Comfort Effects in Refurbished Multi-family Dwellings with Improved Energy Performance / Linn Liu, Josefin Thoresson -- Occupancy-Driven Supervisory Control Strategies to Minimise Energy Consumption of Airport Terminal Building / D. Abdulhameed Mambo, Mahroo Efthekhari -- An Investigation into the Practical Application of Residential Energy Certificates / Alan Abela, Mike Hoxley, Paddy McGrath -- Post-Occupancy Evaluation of a Mixed-Use Academic Office Building / Katharine Wall, Andy Shea -- The Human as Key Element in the Assessment and Monitoring of the Environmental Performance of Buildings / Wim Zeiler, Rik Maaijen, Gert Boxem -- The Effects of Weather Conditions on Domestic Ground-Source Heat Pump Performance in the UK / Anne Stafford -- Asset and Operational Energy Performance Rating of a Modern Apartment in Malta / Charles Yousif, Raquel Mucientes Diez -- Low Carbon Housing: Understanding Occupant Guidance and Training / Isabel Carmona-Andreu, Fionn Stevenson
Embodied Energy as an Indicator for Environmental Impacts -- A Case Study for Fire Sprinkler Systems / Tom Penny, Michael Collins, Simon Aumônier -- Understanding the Gap between 'as Designed' and 'as Built' Performance of a New Low Carbon Housing Development in UK / Rajat Gupta, Dimitra Dantsiou -- Preliminary Evaluation of Design and Construction Details to Maximize Health and Well-Being in a New Built Public School in Wroclaw / Magdalena Baborska-Narozny, Anna Bac -- Comparison of Design Intentions and Construction Solutions Delivered to Enhance Environmental Performance and Minimize Carbon Emissions of a New Public School in Wroclaw / Magdalena Baborska-Narozny, Anna Bac -- An Exploration of Design Alternatives Using Dynamic Thermal Modelling Software of an Exemplar, Affordable, Low Carbon Residential Development Constructed by a Registered Social Landlord in a Rural Area of Wales / Simon Hatherley, Wesley Cole, John Counsell -- Basic Energy and Global Warming Potential Calculations at an Early Stage in the Development of Residential Properties / Nils Brown
Passive Cooling Strategies for Multi-storey Residential Buildings in Tehran, Iran and Swansea, UK / Masoudeh Nooraei, John Littlewood, Nick Evans -- An (un)attainable Map of Sustainable Urban Regeneration / Linda Toledo, John R. Littlewood -- LCA in The Netherlands: A Case Study / Wim Zeiler, Ruben Pelzer, Wim Maassen -- Comparative Life-Cycle Assessment of Residential Heating Systems, Focused on Solid Oxide Fuel Cells / Alba Cánovas, Rainer Zah, Santiago Gassó -- A Sustainable Energy Saving Method for Hotels by Green Hotel Deals / Hamid Abdi, Doug Creighton, Saeid Nahavandi -- The Role of Building Energy and Environmental Assessment in Facilitating Office Building Energy-Efficiency / Emeka E. Osaji, Subashini Suresh, Ezekiel Chinyio -- Improved Personalized Comfort: A Necessity for a Smart Building / Wim Zeiler, Gert Boxem, Derek Vissers -- Reducing Ventilation Energy Demand by Using Air-to-Earth Heat Exchangers / Hans Havtun, Caroline Törnqvist -- Reducing Ventilation Energy Demand by Using Air-to-Earth Heat Exchangers / Hans Havtun, Caroline Törnqvist
The Green Room: A Giant Leap in Development of Energy-Efficient Cooling Solutions for Datacenters / Hans Havtun, Roozbeh Izadi, Charles El Azzi -- The Impacts of Contributory Factors in the Gap between Predicted and Actual Office Building Energy Use / Emeka E. Osaji, Subashini Suresh, Ezekiel Chinyio -- Improving Multiple Source Power Management Using State Flow Approach / Aziz Naamane, Nacer Msirdi -- Technical-Economic Analysis of Solar Water Heating Systems at Batna in Algeria / Aksas Mounir, Zouagri Rima, Naamane Aziz -- Design and Control of a Diode Clamped Multilevel Wind Energy System Using a Stand-Alone AC-DC-AC Converter / Mona F. Moussa, Yasser G. Dessouky -- Analyzing the Optical Performance of Intelligent Thin Films Applied to Architectural Glazing and Solar Collectors / Masoud Kamalisarvestani, Saad Mekhilef -- A Sunspot Model for Energy Efficiency in Buildings / Yosr Boukhris, Leila Gharbi, Nadia Ghrab-Morcos -- Towards 24/7 Solar Energy Utilization: The Masdar Institute Campus as a Case Study / Mona Aal Ali, Mahieddine Emziane
Effect of Selective Emitter Temperature on the Performance of Thermophotovoltaic Devices / Mahieddine Emziane, Yao-Tsung Hsieh -- New Tandem Device Designs for Various Photovoltaic Applications / Mahieddine Emziane -- GIS-Based Decision Support for Solar Photovoltaic Planning in Urban Environment / Antonio Gagliano, Francesco Patania -- Infrared Thermography Study of the Temperature Effect on the Performance of Photovoltaic Cells and Panels / Zaoui Fares, Mohamed Becherif, Mahieddine Emziane -- Integrating Solar Heating and PV Cooling into the Building Envelope / Sleiman Farah, Wasim Saman, Martin Belusko -- Risk and Uncertainty in Sustainable Building Performance / Seyed Masoud Sajjadian, John Lewis -- Potential Savings in Buildings Using Stand-alone PV Systems / Eva Maleviti, Christos Tsitsiriggos -- The Application of LCCA toward Industrialized Building Retrofitting -- Case Studies of Swedish Residential Building Stock / Qian Wang, Ivo Martinac
A Proposal of Urban District Carbon Budgets for Sustainable Urban Development Projects / Aumnad Phdungsilp, Ivo Martinac -- A Study of the Design Criteria Affecting Energy Demand in New Building Clusters Using Fuzzy AHP / Hai Lu, Aumnad Phdungsilp, Ivo Martinac -- Cooling Coil Design Improvement for HVAC Energy Savings and Comfort Enhancement / Vahid Vakiloroaya, Jafar Madadnia -- Sustainable Integration of Renewable Energy Systems in a Mediterranean Island: A Case Study / Domenico Costantino, Mariano Giuseppe Ippolito -- Mobile Motion Sensor-Based Human Activity Recognition and Energy Expenditure Estimation in Building Environments / Tae-Seong Kim, Jin-Ho Cho, Jeong Tai Kim -- Cost and CO₂ Analysis of Composite Precast Concrete Columns / Keun Ho Kim, Chaeyeon Lim, Youngju Na -- A Field Survey of Thermal Comfort in Office Building with a Unitary Heat-Pump and Energy Recovery Ventilator / Seon Ho Jo, Jeong Tai Kim, Geun Young Yun -- An Analysis of Standby Power Consumption of Single-Member Households in Korea / JiSun Lee, Hyunsoo Lee, JiYea Jung, SungHee Lee
Analysis of Thermal Comfort and Space Heating Strategy / Oliver Kinnane, M. Dyer, C. Treacy -- Protection of Ring Distribution Networks with Distributed Generation Based on Petri Nets / Haidar Samet, Mohsen Khorasany -- Real-Time Optimization of Shared Resource Renewable Energy Networks / Stephen Treado, Kevin Carbonnier -- Evaluation of the LCA Approaches for the Assessment of Embodied Energy of Building Products / Ayşen Ciravoğlu, Gökçe Tuna Taygun -- Exergetic Life Cycle Assessment: An Improved Option to Analyze Resource Use Efficiency of the Construction Sector / Mohammad Rashedul Hoque, Xavier Gabarrell Durany -- Methodology for the Preparation of the Standard Model for Schools Investigator for the Sustainability of Energy Systems and Building Services / Hisham ElShimy -- Latin-American Buildings Energy Efficiency Policy: The Case of Chile / Massimo Palme, Leônidas Albano, Helena Coch -- Thermal Performance of Brazilian Modern Houses: A Vision through the Time / Leônidas Albano, Marta Romero -- Energetic and Exergetic Performance Evaluation of an AC and a Solar Powered DC Compressor / Orhan Ekren, Serdar Çelik
A Classification of Real Sky Conditions for Yongin, Korea / Hyo Joo Kong, Jeong Tai Kim -- Influence of Application of Sorptive Building Materials on Decrease in Indoor Toluene Concentration / Seonghyun Park, Jeong Tai Kim, Janghoo Seo -- Perceived Experiences on Comfort and Health in Two Apartment Complexes with Different Service Life / Mi Jeong Kim, Myung Eun Cho, Jeong Tai Kim -- Impact of Different Placements of Shading Device on Building Thermal Performance / Hong Soo Lim, Jeong Tai Kim, Gon Kim -- Daylighting and Thermal Performance of Venetian Blinds in an Apartment Living Room / Ju Young Shin, Yoon Jeong Kim, Jeong Tai Kim -- Environmentally-Friendly Apartment Buildings Using a Sustainable Hybrid Precast Composite System / Ji-Hun Kim, Won-Kee Hong, Seon-Chee Park -- A System for Energy Saving in Commercial and Organizational Buildings / Hamid Abdi, Michael Fielding, James Mullins -- A Comparative Analysis of Embodied and Operational CO₂ Emissions from the External Wall of a Reconstructed Bosphorus Mansion in Istanbul / Fatih Yazicioglu, Hülya Kus
Summary "This volume contains the proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Sustainability in Energy and Buildings, SEB12, held in Stockholm, Sweden, and is organized by KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden in partnership with KES International. The International Conference on Sustainability in Energy and Buildings focuses on a broad range of topics relating to sustainability in buildings but also encompassing energy sustainability more widely. Following the success of earlier events in the series, the 2012 conference includes the themes Sustainability, Energy, and Buildings and Information and Communication Technology, ICT. The SEB'12 proceedings include invited participation and paper submissions across a broad range of renewable energy and sustainability-related topics relevant to the main theme of Sustainability in Energy and Buildings. Applicable areas include technology for renewable energy and sustainability in the built environment, optimization and modeling techniques, information and communication technology usage, behavior and practice, including applications"--Provided by publisher
Analysis Engineering
Environmental chemistry
Environmental Monitoring/Analysis
Renewable and Green Energy
Renewable energy sources
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and author index
Notes Print version record
Subject Sustainable buildings -- Congresses.
Buildings -- Energy conservation -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Håkansson, Anne, editor
Höjer, Mattias, 1966- editor
Howlett, Robert J., 1954- editor
Jain, L. C., editor
ISBN 3642366449 (cloth)
3642366457 (electronic book)
9783642366444 (cloth)
9783642366451 (electronic book)
Other Titles SEB '12