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Zanotto, Irene (author)
The impacts that the construction industry has on the environment has become an element of concern worldwide. The EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) claims that building activity has the potential to dramatically alter land’s surface (Sikra, 2017). This is mostly because many construction projects include destroying vegetation and digging,...
master thesis 2022
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Schouws, Tim (author)
In 2018, a new standard was released for daylight in buildings: EN 17037. This is the first standard for daylight in buildings for Europe. In the Netherlands it will replace the NEN 2057. The determination method for daylight provision for EN 17037 is based on internal illuminance. Additional ambitions for the design quality factors: view,...
master thesis 2022
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Taylor, J.M. (author)
Sustainable building has become the buzz word of commercial construction in the U.S. during the past decade. While sustainable building practices and energy efficiencies have been on the building industries radar screen for a number of years, the media intensity and owner interest seams to ebb and flow with the cost of energy. However since the...
conference paper 2011
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Achuthan, A. (author), Dulaimi, M. (author)
The drive for more sustainable built environment in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) received a significant boost in the period 2006-2008 supported by new legislations from the government and increased interest from major stakeholder especially municipalities. The absence of locally developed frameworks for evaluating sustainable design of...
conference paper 2011
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