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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. May 2024, 5(2): 021001.
Paper No: JESBC-23-1042
Published Online: March 25, 2024
... centers consume up to 200 TW h of electricity annually, accounting for 1% of the global energy demand [ 1 ]. More recent estimates have suggested that data centers consume up to 500 TW h of electricity annually [ 2 ]. National Science Foundation 10.13039/100000001 1738782 building...
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J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. February 2024, 5(1): 011005.
Paper No: JESBC-24-1001
Published Online: March 12, 2024
...Sourav Dey; Gregor P. Henze The incorporation of emerging technologies, including solar photovoltaics, electric vehicles, battery energy storage, smart devices, Internet-of-Things devices, and sensors in buildings, desirable control objectives are becoming increasingly complex, calling for advanced...
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J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. February 2024, 5(1): 011003.
Paper No: JESBC-23-1035
Published Online: December 4, 2023
... are designed to satisfy the electric and thermal load of commercial buildings (large hotels and medium offices) partially or entirely. The proposed multi-objective optimization is utilized to configure the optimal combination of distributed energy technologies as well as the system capacity to reduce both...
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J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. February 2024, 5(1): 011001.
Paper No: JESBC-23-1033
Published Online: October 18, 2023
... of each income-climate group regarding building structure, appliance stock, and occupant behavior. Models were validated by comparing when, how, and how much energy is consumed by simulated versus real-life surveyed households. A total of 200 household models were simulated for the validation process...
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J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. August 2023, 4(3): 031003.
Paper No: JESBC-23-1013
Published Online: September 8, 2023
...Mohammed Al-Azba; Mohamed Mahgoub Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems are notorious for their high energy consumption in buildings, particularly in regions with extreme cooling or heating demands. Air filters play a vital role in these systems, affecting both energy efficiency...
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J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. August 2023, 4(3): 031001.
Paper No: JESBC-23-1010
Published Online: July 12, 2023
...Mohammed Al-Azba; Zhaohui Cen; Ahmed Abotaleb Air conditioning (AC) is crucial for comfortable living in countries with challenging desert climates like Qatar. In the face of such harsh conditions, cooling applications account for up to 70% of energy consumption in residential buildings. Given...
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J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. February 2023, 4(1): 011004.
Paper No: JESBC-22-1020
Published Online: April 3, 2023
... usage. The results provide insights into the inter-appliance association and peak hours, which will be used to design an Energy Demand Management System (EDMS) for Moroccan buildings in the future. The purpose of this research is to support the development of an effective EDMS and to encourage end-user...
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J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. February 2023, 4(1): 011101.
Paper No: JESBC-22-1022
Published Online: January 24, 2023
...AbdlMonem H. Beitelmal; Jorge E. Gonzalez-Cruz; Christos Fountoukis Qatar Environment and Energy Research Institute (QEERI) hosted a workshop entitled “Impact of Sustainable Buildings in Arid Environment on the Indoor and Outdoor Air Quality,” held in Doha, Qatar, on May 17–19, 2022, co-funded...
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Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. May 2022, 3(2): 024502.
Paper No: JESBC-22-1008
Published Online: August 17, 2022
... China ,” Energ. Build. , 257 , p. 111810 . 10.1016/j.enbuild.2021.111810 [2] Valdez , A. G. , 2015 , “ New Procedure For Loudness Assessment and Noise Attenuation of Ventilation Kitchen Range Hoods ,” Master’s thesis, Texas A & M University , College Station, TX . [3] Zeng...
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Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. November 2021, 2(4): 044501.
Paper No: JESBC-21-1033
Published Online: December 2, 2021
...Qurat Faiz; Jorge E. González Air temperature and humidity affect human comfort and health in warm and humid climates, and consequently energy demands from buildings to maintain indoor comfort levels. An effective way to measure the overall effect of temperature and humidity on human comfort...
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J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. August 2021, 2(3): 031002.
Paper No: JESBC-21-1002
Published Online: July 14, 2021
... community using Phoenix, Arizona, as a primary location for weather and utility inputs. A baseline home is established using International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) 2018 code requirements. Three occupancy levels are evaluated in BEopt to provide diversity in the community’s building stock. The loads...
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J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. August 2021, 2(3): 031001.
Paper No: JESBC-21-1005
Published Online: June 28, 2021
... identification algorithm from our prior work that periodically re-learns building dynamics and unmeasured internal heat loads from data without requiring re-tuning by experts. The estimated model is guaranteed to be stable and has desirable physical properties irrespective of the data; (ii) an MPC planner...
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J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. February 2021, 2(1): 011005.
Paper No: JESBC-20-1020
Published Online: February 8, 2021
...Marin Vratonjic; Ali Rahmatmand; Feras Marish; Pierre Sullivan To reduce the environmental impact and cost, energy and water consumption of multi-resident buildings should be improved while ensuring resident comfort. Inefficient mixing of hot and cold-water streams and a non-optimal domestic hot...
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J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. February 2021, 2(1): 011004.
Paper No: JESBC-20-1021
Published Online: February 1, 2021
.... A simulation model that is used to generate about 250 GB of data is used to evaluate the performance of various algorithms. 8 https://openei.org/doe-opendata/dataset/commercial-and-residential-hourly-load-profiles-for-all-tmy3-locations-in-the-united-states 9 energyplus is another building...
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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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J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. November 2020, 1(4): 041004.
Paper No: JESBC-20-1024
Published Online: November 23, 2020
... hybrid systems that meet the energy demand of non-electrified and electrified districts. The analysis indicates that the implementation of common and proven EEMs to all the district buildings can reduce its annual energy consumption and CO 2 emissions by 13% and 13.8%, respectively. These EEMs...
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J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. November 2020, 1(4): 041002.
Paper No: JESBC-20-1018
Published Online: October 21, 2020
...Ammar H. A. Dehwah; Moncef Krarti Switchable building envelope systems, including passive and active systems, have recently seen an increase interest in the literature. Unlike static insulation, switchable insulation systems (SISs) have the ability to adjust the thermal properties of envelope...