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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 Effect of Using Advanced Insulation Material on Indoor Temperature
(The British University in Dubai (BUiD), 2009-02)
Since UAE’s urban development started two decades ago, the constructions have been influenced by international high technology. As a result, the advanced developments are very different from the local traditional housing ...
A Modified Double Skin Façade for the Desert Climate Integrated with Evaporative Cooling Spray
(The British University in Dubai (BUiD), 2009-06)
Existing literature on double-skin facades is reviewed, including classifications and its transferability to hot and humid climates. The analysis led to evaporative cooling spray, where objectives are drawn to quantify its ...