Special Issue "Energy Efficient Building Design 2016"
A special issue of Energies (ISSN 1996-1073).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (15 January 2016).
Interests: urban heat island and the mitigation measures; outdoor thermal comfort and indoor thermal comfort for naturally ventilated spaces; thermal performance of façade for non air conditioned buildings; thermal performance of urban greenery including green roofs and vertical green walls; climate change and the impact on built environment
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This Special Issue serves to provide a platform for academia and industry practitioners to share their latest research and practices in the area of energy efficient building design. Though the focus is on buildings, it can also cover the urban and infrastructure environment with a specific interest in the interplay between the urban environment and buildings.
Submissions relating to any of the following topics are welcomed:
- Advanced Green Building Systems
- Passive Green Building Design
- Zero Energy and Zero Carbon Building Design
- Use of Renewable Energy sources for Building Design
- Smart, Sustainable and Resilient Urban Planning and Cities
- Sustainable Design and for Comfort, Health and Well-being
Prof. Dr. Nyuk Hien Wong
Manuscript Submission Information
Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.
Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Energies is an international peer-reviewed open access semimonthly journal published by MDPI.
Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 2000 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.
- green buildings
- zero energy or carbon buildings
- renewable energy
- smart and resilient design, comfort and health