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Real-time control of occupants thermal comfort in buildings
(International Building Performance Simulation Association, 2015-12-07)
Providing satisfactory indoor environmental conditions, air quality and thermal comfort through adequate ventilation is crucial in maintaining safe, healthy and comfortable buildings. Since, heating, ventilation and air ...
An embodied carbon and embodied energy appraisal of a section of Irish motorway constructed in peatlands
In addition to the customary drivers of cost and timely project delivery, embodied energy (EE) and embodied carbon (EC) have come to prominence in recent years as major design considerations in all aspects of large-scale ...
Carbonation in stabilised peat: an accelerated pilot study
(ICE Institution of Civil Engineers, 2015)
Due to stringent environmental regulations, embodied carbon estimates are being used increasingly to assess the environmental impact of major building and infrastructure projects, including their geotechnical components. ...
Waternomics: A cross-site data collection to support the development of a water information platform
In Europe, 20 to 40% of water is being wasted due to poor infrastructure, consumer negligence and lack of proper resource management. Effective and efficient management of water resources requires a holistic approach ...