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The Role of Shading as a Passive Strategy in Traditional Built Environment in Hot Climate
(The British University in Dubai (BUiD), 2007-11)
Some Middle Eastern countries are located in the hot climate zone and are rich in natural resources particularly oil and gas. In recent years, due to the high income from oil, they have started to develop the urban fabric ...
Increasing the air flow between buildings in high density urban areas in Ras Al-Khaimah, UAE
(The British University in Dubai (BUiD), 2008-03)
This research is a study of how to increase the flow of natural ventilation in a high density urban area. It was carried out in Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Distance between the buildings ...
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 ...
Investigating the effect of Light Pipes, as Daylight Strategy, on Employee Performance Levels in High-Rise Office Buildings in the UAE
(The British University in Dubai (BUiD), 2009-10)
Corresponding with the importance of daylighting, studies have established the non-energy related benefits of daylighting at office buildings. Quantitative studies and qualitative statements are utilized during the course ...
Decreasing the CO2 emissions and the embodied nergy in the UAE through the selection of sustainable building materials in the construction phase
(The British University in Dubai (BUiD), 2008-01)
A great quantity of CO2 is emitted to the atmosphere through the different phases of a building life cycle: in the production of materials and products, in the construction of the building itself, in the setting of the ...