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Innovative Renewable Energy

Sustainable Building for a Cleaner Environment

Selected Papers from the World Renewable Energy Network's Med Green Forum 2017

Editors: Sayigh, Ali (Ed.)

  • Presents cutting-edge research in green building, sustainable architecture, and renewable energy 
  • Covers the most up-to-date research developments, government policies, business models, and best practices and innovations from countries all over the globe 
  • Contains case studies and examples to enhance practical application of the technologies presented
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About this book

This book contains selected papers presented during the bi-annual World Renewable Energy Network’s Med Green Forum aimed at the international community as well as Mediterranean countries. This forum highlights the importance of growing renewable energy applications in two main sectors: Electricity Generation and the Sustainable Building Sector. In-depth chapters highlight the most current research and technological breakthroughs, covering a broad range of renewable energy technologies and applications in all sectors – for electricity production, heating and cooling, agricultural applications, water desalination, industrial applications and for the transport sectors.  

About the authors

Dr. Ali Sayigh is Chairman and Founder of the World Renewable Energy Congress and Council; Director General of World Renewable Energy Network (WREN); Chairman and Founder of the Arab Solar Energy Society; and Past Chairman of the UK Solar Energy Society. Dr. Sayigh was recently elected to chair the Iraqi Energy Institute, and he actively consults on renewable and sustainable energy issues for a number of international organizations, including UNESCO, ISESCO, UNDP, ESCWA, & UNIDO. Dr. Sayigh was Director of Solar Seminars at ICTP Trieste, Italy from 1977-1995; Professor of Solar Energy at King Saud, Kuwait, and Reading Universities from 1969 to 1994, and Professor of Engineering at the University of Hertfordshire from 1994 to 2004. He was the founding expert in Renewable Energy at AOPEC. He is Fellow of the Institute of Energy; Fellow of the Institution of Electrical Engineers; and Chartered Engineer. He has published more than 400 papers and has contributed to and edited more than 40 books. He has been Editor and Editor in Chief of several international journals including Renewable Energy, renewable energy and environmental sustainability and the International Journal of Environmental Sciences and Technology and Editor-in-Chief of the Major Reference Work, Comprehensive Renewable Energy. Winner of the best organization promoting renewable energy in UK for 2018

 

Table of contents (39 chapters)

  • Proposing a New Method for Fenestration Shading Design in Prefabricated Modular Buildings

    Salavatian, Seyedehmamak

    Pages 1-14

  • Effectiveness of Occupant Behavioral Ventilation Strategies on Indoor Thermal Comfort in Hot Arid Climate

    Sedki, Ali (et al.)

    Pages 15-24

  • Effectiveness of Materials, Technologies, and Renewable Energy in Educational Buildings Through Cluster Analysis of Energy Retrofitting

    Asdrubali, Francesco (et al.)

    Pages 25-37

  • Renewable Energy in Argentina

    Labriola, Carlos

    Pages 39-51

  • Wind Energy Potential Research in a Low Building within an Urban Environment

    Lassig, Jorge (et al.)

    Pages 53-62

Buy this book

eBook $139.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-94595-8
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $179.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-94594-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Sustainable Building for a Cleaner Environment
Book Subtitle
Selected Papers from the World Renewable Energy Network's Med Green Forum 2017
Editors
  • Ali Sayigh
Series Title
Innovative Renewable Energy
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-94595-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-94595-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-94594-1
Series ISSN
2522-8927
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 471
Number of Illustrations and Tables
21 b/w illustrations, 210 illustrations in colour
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