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Energy Performance of Earth Sheltered Spaces in Hot-Arid Regions
(The British University in Dubai (BUiD), 2011-12)
The issue of global warming and climate change has stirred an unprecedented campaign in the building industry to minimize its impact on the environment. Earth sheltered spaces represent the long-gone pattern of living and ...
Impact of Ministry Schools’ Envelopes on Daylighting and Energy Performance in the UAE
(The British University in Dubai (BUiD), 2016-06)
Students spend most of their time at schools in one space where it should be well lit and ventilated during the school day. Integrating daylighting within a school building is an important factor for a vital sustainable ...