Volume II: Thermal Behaviour, Energy Efficiency in Buildings and Sustainable Construction

Edited by
September 2022
268 pages
  • ISBN978-3-0365-5237-8 (Hardback)
  • ISBN978-3-0365-5238-5 (PDF)

This book is a reprint of the Special Issue Volume II: Thermal Behaviour, Energy Efficiency in Buildings and Sustainable Construction that was published in

Chemistry & Materials Science
Environmental & Earth Sciences
Physical Sciences

This second volume of the Special Issue includes 13 contributions, from across the world, with very interesting research topics such as: Energy Intensity Reduction; Large-Scale Non-Residential Buildings; Dynamic Control of HVAC with Heat Pumps; Reed Potential as a Regenerative Building Material and Their Performance Characterisation; Experimental Evaluation of Energy-Efficiency in a Holistically Designed Building; A Case Study of Design and Energy Performance Analysis of a Hotel Building in a Hot and Dry Climate; Internal Convective and Radiative Heat Transfer Coefficients for a Vertical Wall in a Residential Building; Passive Façade Performance Evaluation with Shape Memory Alloy (SMA) during the Architectural Design Process; Thermal Performance Improvement of Double-Pane Lightweight Steel Framed (LSF) Walls Using Thermal Break Strips (TBS) and Reflective Foils; Energy Performance of Buildings with Thermochromic Windows in Mediterranean Climates; Energy Performance and Benchmarking for University Classrooms in Hot and Humid Climates; Effect of HVAC’s Management on Indoor Thermo-Hygrometric Comfort and Energy Balance: In Situ Assessments on a Real nearly Zero Energy Building (nZEB); Stochastic-Based Optimisation Approach towards the Integration of Photovoltaic Panels in Multi-Residential Social Housing; Effect of Climate Change and Occupant Behaviour on the Environmental Impact of the Heating/Cooling Systems of a Real Apartment: A Parametric Study through Life Cycle Assessment; Road Thermal Collector for Building Heating in South Europe (Italy): Numerical Modeling and Design of an Experimental Set-Up.

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energy efficiency improvement; HVAC operation; dynamic optimization; sustainability; reed (Arundo donax); material characterisation; sustainability; natural materials; vernacular architecture; holistic; energy management system; sustainable; building performance; thermal performance; indoor comfort; energy performance; design parameters; energy simulation; building envelope; convection; radiation; heat transfer coefficient; correlation; climate-adaptive building shells; sustainable design; energy efficiency; shape-memory alloy; climate change; thermal performance; experimental assessment; double-pane; lightweight steel frame (LSF); partition walls; aerogel thermal break strips; aluminium reflective foils; thermochromic coatings; solar transmittance; solar reflectance; Energy Use Intensity; higher education buildings; energy consumption; benchmarking; hot and humid climates; EnergyPlus; nZEB; HVAC management; monitoring campaign; indoor comfort; load matching; computational fluid dynamics; social housing; energy demand; energy refurbishment; internal gains; occupation rate; life cycle cost; life cycle assessment (LCA); ReCiPe indicator; global warming potential (GWP) indicator; environmental impact; heating and cooling systems; occupant behaviour; climate change; road thermal collector; borehole thermal storage; alternative energy system