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Energy saving by using Double Skin Façade for office buildings in the UAE
(The British University in Dubai (BUiD), 2014-03)
There is more demand on glazed façades for high-rise buildings which, increase cooling loads especially in hot and arid climate. Double skin façade is widely used to reduce energy loads and provide visually transparent ...
The energy saving potential of using the optimum external fixed louvers configurations in an Office Building in UAE climate condition
(The British University in Dubai (BUiD), 2011-01)
Studies on the effect of external fixed louvers shading device on office buildings energy performance in UAE climate condition have shown that the louvers application caused a significant energy saving potential for the ...
The Use of Useful Daylight Illuminance (UDI) to Test New Designs for Improving Daylight Performance of Office Buildings in Dubai-UAE
(The British University in Dubai (BUiD), 2009-11)
Daylighting has often been recognized as a useful source of energy savings and visual comforts. There has been increasing interest in using daylight to save energy in buildings. In the recent years, particular concerns ...
The Impact of Building Orientation, Opening to Wall Ratio, Aspect Ratio and Envelope Materials on Buildings Energy Consumption in the Tropics
(The British University in Dubai (BUiD), 2011-10)
As the coming years will witness a noticeable depletion of many resources, significant increase in the planet's temperature and unprecedented increase in the Green house gases (GSG) emissions, the importance of curbing ...
The Effect of Indoor Air Quality on Occupants’ Health and Performance in Office Buildings in Dubai
(The British University in Dubai (BUiD), 2013-05)
As people spend most of their time indoors, enough attention should be given to the indoor environment conditions including the air quality. A lot of parameters should be tested and measured to determine if the indoor ...
Enhancing Daylight and Improving Energy Usage through the Utilization of Lightshelves in Deep Plan Office Buildings in Dubai
(The British University in Dubai (BUiD), 2012-07)
A city like Dubai that is ever growing with a constant need and demand for more energy, one can only think of solutions to mitigate this issue. Introducing daylight into office buildings can bring about major benefits to ...