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Energy, Environment, and Sustainability

Energy Sustainability in Built and Urban Environments

Editors: Motoasca, Emilia, Agarwal, Avinash K, Breesch, Hilde (Eds.)

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  • Places building automation and smart grids in the context of smart and sustainable use of energy
  • Integrates social, economic and environmental challenges with engineering solutions
  • Leading researchers' work on fundamental and applied sustainable energy research
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This book covers different aspects of energy sustainability in residential buildings and neighborhoods, starting from the construction and design aspects, and moving on to HVAC systems and lighting, and the applications, harvesting, use and storage of renewable energy. The volume focuses on smart and sustainable use of energy, discussing both the technological advancements and the economic, social and environmental impacts. Novel approaches to recycling of waste and materials in the context of residential buildings are also presented. This volume will be of interest to researchers and policy makers working in the fields of renewable energy, sustainable design and city planning. 

About the authors

Teodora-Emilia Motoasca (PhD) is an Assistant Professor at Electrical Engineering (ESAT) TC, KU Leuven (Catholic University of Leuven), Belgium. She has previously worked as an Assistant Professor and Post Doc in KU Leuven and Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands, respectively. Her research interests are in the design of electric/hydraulic drive trains, electric motors and other types of actuators; assistive devices and energy efficient design. She has authored more than  34 research papers and holds 1 patent. 

Avinash K Agarwal (PhD) is a Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering in Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. His areas of interest are IC engines, combustion, alternative fuels, conventional fuels, optical diagnostics, laser ignition, HCCI, emission and particulate control, and large bore engines. He has published 24 books and 230+ international journal and conference papers. Prof. Agarwal is a Fellow of SAE (2012), ASME (2013), ISEES (2015) and INAE (2015). He received several awards such as Prestigious Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award-2016 in Engineering Sciences, Rajib Goyal prize-2015, NASI-Reliance Industries Platinum Jubilee Award-2012; INAE Silver Jubilee Young Engineer Award-2012; SAE International’s Ralph R. Teetor Educational Award-2008; INSA Young Scientist Award-2007; UICT Young Scientist Award-2007; INAE Young Engineer Award-2005.

Hilde Breesch (PhD) is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering, KU Leuven and Head of Construction Technology Cluster at Technology campuses Ghent/ Aalst. Her research expertise is in Energy performance and indoor climate; interaction building and HVAC systems; commissioning and monitoring for sustainable building construction, and has previously with KAHO Sint-Lieven, Ghent University and Technum NV in Belgium.


Table of contents (15 chapters)

Table of contents (15 chapters)
  • Sustainable Construction Practices in West African Countries

    Pages 3-15

    Ogungbile, Adedayo J. (et al.)

  • Modelling the Influence of Urban Planning on the Financial and Environmental Impact of Neighbourhoods

    Pages 17-37

    Trigaux, Damien (et al.)

  • Achieving Energy Efficiency in Urban Residential Buildings in Vietnam: High-tech or Low-tech?

    Pages 39-66

    Nguyen, Quang Minh

  • Recommendations for the Design of an Energy-Efficient and Indoor Comfortable Office Building in Vietnam

    Pages 67-90

    Dung, Ngo Hoang Ngoc (et al.)

  • Linking Neighborhoods into Sustainable Energy Systems

    Pages 93-110

    Perera, A. T. D. (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Energy Sustainability in Built and Urban Environments
Editors
  • Emilia Motoasca
  • Avinash K Agarwal
  • Hilde Breesch
Series Title
Energy, Environment, and Sustainability
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-13-3284-5
DOI
10.1007/978-981-13-3284-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-13-3283-8
Series ISSN
2522-8366
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 329
Number of Illustrations
30 b/w illustrations, 103 illustrations in colour
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