SBE16 Dubai Conference

SBE16 Dubai conference is part of a major series of international conferences taking place around the world. The conferences in this series are designed to promote all aspects of the cause of sustainability.

17 Jan 2016 to 19 Jan 2016

SBE16 Dubai conference is part of a major series of international conferences taking place around the world. The conferences in this series are designed to promote all aspects of the cause of sustainability.

SBE16 Dubai will be an International, full-paper peer-reviewed conference with focus on different aspects of sustainability (triple bottom line) including, but not limited to, Guidelines & Regulations, Building Material, Renovation of Existing buildings, Energy Modeling and Conservation, Alternative and Renewable Energy Resources, Smart and Advanced Active Systems, Indoor Environmental Quality and Comfort, Waste Reduction and Management, Sustainability at the Urban Level including Transportation and Social Issues, and Financing Green Projects.

The conference will deal with issues facing both the developed as well as the developing worlds in an attempt to bridge the gap between the two and identify best practice strategies that are best suited to distinct markets.

This is intended to help speed up the adoption and transition into a sustainable low-Carbon future.

This conference is part of the SB16 regional sustainability conference series taking place around the world. The conference is supported by international organizations such as the UN-UNEP Sustainable Buildings and Climate Initiative, iiSBE, FIDIC and cib.

For full conference proceedings see the table below - Copyright © British University in Dubai

ISBN978-9948-13-518-0

Paper #

Title of paper

Author(s)

102

GULF COOPERATION COUNCIL (GCC) COUNTRIES 2040 ENERGY SCENARIO FOR ELECTRICITY GENERATION AND WATER DESALINATION

Y.H. Almulla , Holger Rogner and M. Howells

108

ENERGY PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT OF A HIGH SUSTAINABILITY BUILDING USING WHOLE BUILDING SIMULATION AND IN SITU MEASUREMENTS

C. Cornaro, R. Latorre, F. Bucci, M. Pierro

114

Perceptions of a new and emerging renewable energy technology among teachers and learners: A developed and developing country perspective

Pradipta Halder

115

THERMAL COMFORT ANALYSIS FOR THE FIRST PASSIVHAUS PROJECT IN QATAR

May Khalfan and Steve Sharples

119

INDOOR ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY AND PERFORMANCE IN OFFICE BUILDINGS

S. Vilcekova, E. Kridlova Burdova and Z. Budaiova

120

CERTIFICATION OF SUSTAINABILITY  –  CASE STUDY ANALYSIS OF NEW GERMAN STANDARD

Merten Welsch

121

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT OF SPORT AND RELAX CENTRE

M. Zelenakova, L. Semrakova and P. Bujansky

122

GREEN TECHNOLOGIES AND INNOVATIONS

M. Zelenakova, S. Vilcekova and L. Zvijakova

130

NUCLEAR REGULATION IN NEW JURISDICTIONS: THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES IN COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE

Duane Bratt and Jeremy Rayner

132

FUTURE PROSPECTS OF THE RENEWABLE ENERGY SECTOR IN LIBYA

Ahmed M.A. Mohamed, Amin Al-Habaibeh and Hafez Abdo

133

PATTERNS IN THE USE OF DOMESTIC ENERGY APPLIANCES IN CAMEROON

K. E. Enongene, P. Murray, J. Holland, F.H. Abanda, M.B. Manjia

134

CLIMATE ADAPTIVE BUILDING SHELLS FOR OFFICE BUILDINGS IN EGYPT:  A PARAMETRIC AND ALGORITHMIC DAYLIGHT TOOL

M. Elkhatieb and S. Sharples

135

REDUCING GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS FROM GAS FLARING IN NIGERIA’S OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY THROUGH ALTERNATIVE PRODUCTIVE USE

I.J.J. Otene, P. Murray and K.E. Enongene

136

A COMPARISON OF ENERGY-EFFICIENCY RATING SYSTEMS FOR EXISTING BUILDINGS IN ASIA AND THE MIDDLE EAST, AND IMPLICATIONS FOR SYSTEM ADOPTION

Steve Burroughs

138

VALUATION AND ANALYSIS OF THE EUROPEAN UNION’S RENEWABLE ENERGY SUPPORT MECHANISMS USING OPTION THEORY

L. Haar and L.N. Haar

140

BIOMIMICRY APPROACH TO ACHIEVING THERMAL COMFORT IN A HOT CLIMATE

Farah Al Amin and Dr. Hanan Taleb

145

BIOMIMICRY: SPIDERS NATURAL CONCEPT IN SUSTAINABLE BUILT ENVIRONMENT

Saja B. Nazzal and Hanan Taleb

152

Evaluation of Villas Codes in Dubai Green Building Regulation and Specification.

Noha Jaheen and Bassam Abu-Hijleh

154

BUILDING REFURBISHMENT STRATIGIES AND THEIR IMPACT ON SAVING ENERGY IN THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

E. Alkhateeb, B. Abu Hijleh, E. Rengasamy and S. Muhammed

155

FINANCIAL INSTRUMENTS FOR FINANCING ENERGY EQUIPMENT PROJECTS IN THE UAE

E. Rengasamy S. Muhammed B. Abu Hijleh and E. Alkhateeb

167

SUSTAINABLE REFURBISHMENT OF OFFICES IN THE UK

A. Elmualim1 and T. Birdsell

168

THE ENVIRONMENTAL RADIATION POLLUTION IN URBAN BUILDINGS

Wajih Smadi, Alaa A-Ameer and Haşim Altan

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