Eco-efficient Materials for Reducing Cooling Needs in Buildings and Construction
  • Author : Fernando Pacheco-Torgal
  • Release Date : 05 October 2020
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Genre : Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 484
  • ISBN 13 : 9780128209431

Eco-efficient Materials for Reducing Cooling Needs in Buildings and Construction Book Summary

Eco-efficient Materials for Reducing Cooling Needs in Buildings and Construction: Design, Properties and Applications provides a comprehensive review on building envelope materials and technologies for reducing cooling needs in buildings. The book offers in-depth analysis of the performance of new innovative materials and technologies used in pavements, facade and roofing materials, PCMs and chromogenic smart materials. Includes practical case study examples of their applications in building and construction. The book is an essential reference resource for researchers, architects and civil engineers, city planners, product developers, manufacturers, and other professionals working in eco-efficient cooling materials and sustainable and zero-energy building design. Offers a comprehensive review of building envelope materials and technologies for reducing cooling needs Features practical case studies, which are fundamental for building design and applications Provides in-depth analysis of performance for different materials and technologies Features brand new chapters on pavements, facade and roofing materials, PCMs and chromogenic smart materials

Eco efficient Materials for Reducing Cooling Needs in Buildings and Construction

Eco efficient Materials for Reducing Cooling Needs in Buildings and Construction

Author : Fernando Pacheco-Torgal,Lech Czarnecki,Anna Laura Pisello,Luisa F. Cabeza,Claes Goran-Granqvist
Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Eco-efficient Materials for Reducing Cooling Needs in Buildings and Construction: Design, Properties and Applications provides a comprehensive review on building envelope materials and technologies for reducing cooling needs in buildings. The book offers in-depth analysis of the performance of new innovative materials and technologies used in pavements, facade and roofing ...

Eco efficient Materials for Mitigating Building Cooling Needs

Eco efficient Materials for Mitigating Building Cooling Needs

Author : Fernando Pacheco-Torgal,Joao Labrincha,Luisa Cabeza,Claes Goeran Granqvist
Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Climate change is one of the most important environmental problems faced by Planet Earth. The majority of CO2 emissions come from burning fossil fuels for energy production and improvements in energy efficiency shows the greatest potential for any single strategy to abate global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the energy ...

Current Perspectives and New Directions in Mechanics  Modelling and Design of Structural Systems

Current Perspectives and New Directions in Mechanics Modelling and Design of Structural Systems

Author : Alphose Zingoni
Publisher : CRC Press
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Current Perspectives and New Directions in Mechanics, Modelling and Design of Structural Systems comprises 330 papers that were presented at the Eighth International Conference on Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation (SEMC 2022, Cape Town, South Africa, 5-7 September 2022). The topics featured may be clustered into six broad categories that span the themes ...

Utilization of Thermal Potential of Abandoned Wells

Utilization of Thermal Potential of Abandoned Wells

Author : Younes Noorollahi,Muhammad Nihal Naseer,Muhammad Mobin Siddiqi
Publisher : Academic Press
Genre : Science
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Utilization of Thermal Potential of Abandoned Wells: Fundamentals, Applications and Research is a lucid treatment of the fundamental concepts related to the energy harvesting of abandoned wells. The book provides a journey through recent technological developments to harvest energy from abandoned geothermal wells and allows the reader to view the ...

The 15th International Conference Interdisciplinarity in Engineering

The 15th International Conference Interdisciplinarity in Engineering

Author : Liviu Moldovan,Adrian Gligor
Publisher : Springer Nature
Genre : Electronic books
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This book contains research papers that were accepted for presentation at the 15th International Conference on Interdisciplinarity in Engineering—INTER-ENG 2021, which was held on October 7–8, 2021, in the city of Târgu-Mureș, Romania. The general scope of the conference "Innovative aspects of Industry 4.0 concepts aimed at consolidating the digital future of ...

Nano and Biotech Based Materials for Energy Building Efficiency

Nano and Biotech Based Materials for Energy Building Efficiency

Author : F. Pacheco Torgal,Cinzia Buratti,S. Kalaiselvam,Claes-Göran Granqvist,Volodymyr Ivanov
Publisher : Springer
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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This book presents the current state of knowledge on nanomaterials and their use in buildings, ranging from glazing and vacuum insulation to PCM composites. It also discusses recent applications in organic photovoltaics, photo-bioreactors, bioplastics and foams, making it an exciting read while also providing copious references to current research and ...

Start Up Creation

Start Up Creation

Author : Fernando Pacheco-Torgal,Erik Stavnsager Rasmussen,Claes G. Granqvist,Volodymyr Ivanov,Habil Arturas Kaklauskas,Stephen Makonin
Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
Genre : Computers
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Start-Up Creation: The Smart Eco-efficient Built Environment provides a state-of-the-art review on high-technology applications and explains how these can be applied to improve the eco-efficiency of the built environment. Divided into four main parts, the book explains the key factors behind successful startup companies that grow from university research, including ...

Materials for Energy Efficiency and Thermal Comfort in Buildings

Materials for Energy Efficiency and Thermal Comfort in Buildings

Author : Matthew R Hall
Publisher : Elsevier
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Almost half of the total energy produced in the developed world is inefficiently used to heat, cool, ventilate and control humidity in buildings, to meet the increasingly high thermal comfort levels demanded by occupants. The utilisation of advanced materials and passive technologies in buildings would substantially reduce the energy demand ...