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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 ...
Assessing Energy Saving Potential in Existing Buildings in Abu Dhabi through Passive Retrofitting Strategies: Case Study –Office Buildings
(The British University in Dubai (BUiD), 2013-12)
The UAE as a leading country in the region has set goals to reduce CO2 emissions by 2020 in line with Copenhagen Accord. However, the challenge is considered great since the UAE has been identified as one of the highest ...