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Advances in Building Energy Research by Mat Santamouris

By Mat Santamouris

Advances in development power examine deals state of the art details at the environmental technological know-how and function of constructions, linking new applied sciences and methodologies with the newest learn on platforms, simulations and criteria. As stringently reviewed as a magazine yet with the breadth of a publication, this annual quantity brings jointly invited contributions from the key foreign specialists on power potency and environmental caliber of constructions. Spanning a huge diversity of technical topics, this can be a ''must have'' reference on international advancements within the box, compatible for architects and construction engineers, environmental engineers, execs, scholars, lecturers and researchers in development technological know-how, technical libraries and laboratories.

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90 (FBC, 2007). 20. We address the influence of low thermal emittance on roof surface temperature in our discussion of the Energy Star programme. 1-2004. 1 are mapped to Florida climate zones, rather than to US climate zones (FBC, 2004; Swami, 2007). The proposed 2007 Florida Building Code retains the same cool-roof provisions. Hawaii Building energy codes in Hawaii are set by county ordinance, rather than by state law. Over 80 per cent of the state’s population live in the counties of Honolulu and Maui (Census, 2007).

Due to their accurate shape and highly reflective material, these systems are enclosed between a double-glazing insulating unit. These systems reflect direct sunlight backwards and mainly transmit diffuse radiation. An important advantage is that these systems do not affect the colour of daylight and do not require maintenance. Numerous optical designs with various optical properties exist. 4. Through special surface treatment of three-dimensionally designed metal or plastic optical structures, compound parabolic concentrators (CPCs) can be constructed for the directional selection of radiation.

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