SBE16

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.

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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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