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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. November 2023, 4(4): 041007.
Paper No: JESBC-23-1028
Published Online: January 8, 2024
... tours and more income for tour operators. However, there are steeper costs that come with such localized benefits of climate change; smaller glaciers also mean less water for drinking, less water for the crops, and less hydroelectricity for the population at-large. This paper outlines how cities...
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Publisher: ASME
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J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. November 2023, 4(4): 041006.
Paper No: JESBC-23-1023
Published Online: January 4, 2024
... loss on productivity, income, gross domestic product, and sustainable development goal progress because of heat stress and its causes and suggested recommendations to reduce its impact. There were several studies on heat exposure in cities and megacities, especially in India and Bangladesh. Azhar et...
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J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. November 2023, 4(4): 041005.
Paper No: JESBC-23-1022
Published Online: December 20, 2023
... of public space can play in urban planning and development strategies. Consequently, planners, committed to social justice, can use these processes as a roadmap for constructing a more inclusive, responsive, and equitable city. In rapidly growing cities like Piura, especially in developing...
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Publisher: ASME
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J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. August 2022, 3(3): 031001.
Paper No: JESBC-22-1001
Published Online: October 13, 2022
... are usually prohibitive to resolving complex on-road and near-road environments. It is estimated that 30–45% of people in large North American cities live within 300 to 500 m from a highway or a major road, and exposure to traffic-related air pollution (TRAP) is associated with a range of health effects...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. August 2021, 2(3): 031002.
Paper No: JESBC-21-1002
Published Online: July 14, 2021
... analysis is conducted to compare an efficient, resilient community in Phoenix to efficient, resilient communities in two other climate zones. The selected 72-hour outage for each location begins at the annual peak load of the respective community. The chosen cities have a residential building code...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. November 2020, 1(4): 041006.
Paper No: JESBC-20-1023
Published Online: December 2, 2020
... abundant literature evaluating the solar potential of individual buildings and urban areas, studying the spatial deployment of PV panels to satisfy the aforementioned objectives has not yet been addressed. Brownsword et al. estimated the PV resources for rooftops in Leicester city, considering only south...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. November 2020, 1(4): 041004.
Paper No: JESBC-20-1024
Published Online: November 23, 2020
...Roya Rajabi; Jordan Thompson; Moncef Krarti In this paper, the results of a feasibility analysis are summarized to assess the energy, economic, and environmental benefits of electrification and renewable energy integration for an urban district of Old City, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. First...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. August 2020, 1(3): 031004.
Paper No: JESBC-20-1010
Published Online: September 3, 2020
...Daniel Comarazamy; Jorge E. González-Cruz; Yiannis Andreopoulos To determine potential changes in the frequency and intensity of future storm events due to climate change in New York City (NYC), a statistical downscaling technique is proposed. First, a historical benchmark was determined using...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. August 2020, 1(3): 031001.
Paper No: JESBC-20-1004
Published Online: June 18, 2020
... Internet of things (IoT) ambient air measurement‌ urban heat island UHI cities smart cities Cities are experiencing a number of negative effects caused by increasing urbanization. For decades, the effects of pollution have been recognized and studied, and steps have been taken attempting...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. May 2020, 1(2): 021001.
Paper No: JESBC-19-1150
Published Online: March 12, 2020
... conditioning building cities clean energy energy environment photovoltaics The global climate is approaching a tipping point as the global temperature rises. According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s 2018 report, extreme global consequences will likely arise after temperatures...