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Title Sustainable building materials and materials for energy efficiency : special topic volume with invited peer reviewed papers only / edited by Mohammad Arif Kamal
Published Zurich : Trans Tech Publishers, 2015
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Description 1 online resource (147 pages)
Series Key Engineering Materials ; v. 650
Key engineering materials ; v. 650
Contents Sustainable Building Materials and Materials for Energy Efficiency; Preface; Table of Contents; Alternative Building Material Using Industrial and Agricultural Wastes; Low Embodied Energy Sustainable Building Materials and Technologies; Application of Polymer-Mortar Composites as a Sustainable Building Material; Numerical Simulation of Thermal Comfort Performance in a Room with Different Insulating Materials Using Computational Fluid Dynamics; Energy Efficient Sustainable Building Materials: An Overview
Summary This special topical volume on 'Sustainable Building Materials and Materials for Energy Efficiency' is aimed to cover the recent advancements and trends in the area of building materials with reference to energy efficiency and sustainability. Sustainable building materials minimizes the consumption of earth's resources and help in maintaining the ecosystem balance and in return proves to be economical, not just during construction but also year after year. Using sustainable building materials promotes conservation of dwindling nonrenewable resources internationally. Integrating sustainable and
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Subject Architecture and energy conservation.
Building materials -- Environmental aspects -- Research.
Buildings -- Energy conservation -- Technological innovations.
Construction industry -- Energy consumption -- Research.
Sustainable buildings -- Technological innovations.
Form Electronic book
Author Kamal, Mohammad Arif, editor
ISBN 3038269573 (electronic bk.)
9783038269571 (electronic bk.)