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An Evaluation Study of Dynamic External Louvers in Office Building in Abu Dhabi
(The British University in Dubai (BUiD), 2010-02)
In the past years, there has been a growing interest among building designers and owners to include intelligence and dynamic systems, as a way for achieving energy-efficient buildings that comply with stringent energy codes ...
Alternative Facades: Assessment of Building Integrated Photovoltaic and Electrochromic Glazing— Energy Benefits and Future Potentials in Office Building in UAE
(The British University in Dubai (BUiD), 2010-12)
With the decline of conventional fossil fuels and the rapid growth of human population, the importance of curbing our energy consumption and reducing our dangerous emissions is now more obvious than ever. Since buildings ...
Energy Performance of Earth Sheltered Spaces in Hot-Arid Regions
(The British University in Dubai (BUiD), 2011-12)
The issue of global warming and climate change has stirred an unprecedented campaign in the building industry to minimize its impact on the environment. Earth sheltered spaces represent the long-gone pattern of living and ...