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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities.
Paper No: JESBC-23-1046
Published Online: June 18, 2024
... accounting for over 50% of the overall considerations. While traditional air conditioning systems can fulfill the requirements of ventilation and indoor temperature control, low efficiency and high energy consumption no longer align with the current sustainable and energy-efficiency goals. Thus...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. August 2023, 4(3): 031007.
Paper No: JESBC-23-1020
Published Online: October 6, 2023
... efficiency across diverse building types. Furthermore, the results emphasize that the utilization of water-based fluid within microchannels outperforms air-based fluid flow, particularly in terms of heat transfer and heat dissipation capabilities. These findings affirm the efficacy of integrating...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. August 2023, 4(3): 031001.
Paper No: JESBC-23-1010
Published Online: July 12, 2023
... of using photovoltaic systems to power HVAC equipment eliminating the necessity for energy storage. This study examined the feasibility of using photovoltaic systems to power HVAC equipment without energy storage, highlighting potential cost and efficiency benefits. It likely provided supporting evidence...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. February 2023, 4(1): 011004.
Paper No: JESBC-22-1020
Published Online: April 3, 2023
... efficiency energy interactive buildings optimization smart buildings According to a report by the International Energy Agency (IEA), Morocco has experienced significant advancements in its energy and climate policies in recent years [ 1 ]. The IEA notes that Morocco's primary energy consumption...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. February 2023, 4(1): 011001.
Paper No: JESBC-22-1015
Published Online: January 24, 2023
...Yogesh Manoharan; Keith Olson; Alexander John Headley Energy conservation is a concern in many industries, and consequently, facility operators are turning to various efficiency measures or alternative power sources to reduce electricity costs. With the expanding use of intermittent resources...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. February 2023, 4(1): 011101.
Paper No: JESBC-22-1022
Published Online: January 24, 2023
... an approach to increase awareness of the benefits of building data and identify current gaps in data availability. Project 4: Assessment of Air Leakage on Indoor Quality and Energy Efficiency of Residential Buildings This proposal is to assess the impact of air leakage on indoor air quality...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. May 2022, 3(2): 021002.
Paper No: JESBC-21-1038
Published Online: July 13, 2022
... the thermal performance and reduce the cooling energy consumption of highly glazed office buildings in Brazil. 1 Corresponding author. Email: monicamartinspinto@outlook.com Email: fernando.sw@ufsc.br 24 11 2021 21 06 2022 22 06 2022 13 07 2022 cooling efficiency...
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Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. August 2021, 2(3): 034501.
Paper No: JESBC-21-1011
Published Online: August 4, 2021
... efficiency on the key attributes of total carbon footprint, life cycle costs, operational energy savings, and site-specific primary energy efficiency are analyzed and discussed in detail. Heat pumps and hydrogen-fueled solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs) are highly effective building energy resources compared...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. August 2021, 2(3): 031002.
Paper No: JESBC-21-1002
Published Online: July 14, 2021
...Jordan Thompson; Moncef Krarti In this paper, a resiliency analysis is carried out to assess the energy, economic, and power outage survivability benefits of efficient and net-zero energy communities. The analysis addresses the appropriate steps to designing an energy-efficient and net-zero energy...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. May 2021, 2(2): 021004.
Paper No: JESBC-20-1042
Published Online: May 26, 2021
... of white roofs, and high-efficiency heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. The impact of climate change is simulated to increase minimum temperatures at the same rate as maximum temperatures. However, the maximum temperatures are projected to rise by 1–1.5 °C and 2 °C for mid- and end...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. November 2020, 1(4): 041006.
Paper No: JESBC-20-1023
Published Online: December 2, 2020
...Rawad El Kontar; Xin Jin Optimizing the placement of photovoltaic (PV) panels on residential buildings has the potential to significantly increase energy efficiency benefits to both homeowners and communities. Strategic PV placement can lower electricity costs by reducing the electricity fed from...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. February 2021, 2(1): 011001.
Paper No: JESBC-20-1019
Published Online: November 23, 2020
... in Melbourne, FL, representing the hot and humid climate. A simple and replicable energy audit procedure is developed and conducted for the three schools to establish an understanding on the baseline energy consumption and energy end users and identify and evaluate effective energy efficiency measures (EEMs...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. August 2020, 1(3): 031003.
Paper No: JESBC-20-1001
Published Online: August 18, 2020
... allows efficient computational calculations and is often used in modeling the long-term performance of TAF piles as well as building foundations [ 45 – 48 , 50 ]. The 3D solution for the case of a single TAF using the numerical model outlined above has been solved using the control volume formulation...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. May 2020, 1(2): 021002.
Paper No: JESBC-19-1143
Published Online: April 8, 2020
... Power Plants ,” ASME J. Sol. Energy Eng. , 141 ( 2 ), p. 021006 . 10.1115/1.4042060 [23] Beghi , A. , Cecchinato , L. , Rampazzo , M. , and Simmini , F. , 2014 , “ Energy Efficient Control of Hvac Systems With Ice Cold Thermal Energy Storage ,” J. Process Control , 24 ( 6...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. February 2020, 1(1): 011001.
Paper No: JESBC-19-1041
Published Online: October 10, 2019
... the thermal efficiency of data centers using a simulation-based approach. Here, simulation is used to model and optimize a proposed research data center for use as an environment to test equipment and investigate best practices and strategies such as containment and hybrid cooling. The optimization technique...