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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 Impact of Bioclimatic Design on Ambient Air Temperature in Dubai Small Outdoor Urban Spaces
(The British University in Dubai (BUiD), 2011-06)
A bioclimatic design approach is based upon incorporating the microclimatic requirements into the design to achieve higher comfort levels and lower energy consumption. The purpose of this study was to investigate the cooling ...
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 ...
The Study of Vegetation Effects on Reduction of Urban Heat Island in Dubai
(The British University in Dubai (BUiD), 2011-12)
Rapid urbanization in the past 100 years has resulted in many environmental issues in large cities. Urban Heat Island which is the condition of excess heat in city centers is one of these environmental issues. Dubai which ...