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Taleghani, M. (author)
The urban heat island (UHI) phenomenon and the dependency of buildings on fossil fuels were the two main issues that formed this dissertation. UHI results in higher air temperatures in dense urban areas compared with their suburbs and rural surroundings. This phenomenon affects human health through thermal discomfort and air pollution....
doctoral thesis 2014
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Bedir, M. (author), Harputlugil, G.U. (author), Celebi, G. (author)
Emphasizing the impact of bioclimatic design elements on the energy performance of dwellings, this paper aims at comparing traditional houses with the contemporary to learn from the past experiences and implement them in new design practice. This paper’s focus is on the architectural design phase. Significant design elements mentioned in the...
conference paper 2010
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Frandoloso, M.A.L. (author), Brandli, L.L. (author), Couto, F.A. (author), Wildner, P.D. (author)
This paper demonstrates the results of research concerning eco-efficiency at the University of Passo Fundo – Southern Brazil. Its objective is to identify the factors that affect energy consumption in buildings of Higher Education Institutions and to elaborate a methodology that can facilitate the evaluation of the degree of influence of each...
conference paper 2010