Designing Zero Carbon Buildings Using Dynamic Simulation Methods

Designing Zero Carbon Buildings Using Dynamic Simulation Methods

by Ljubomir Jankovic

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ISBN-13: 9781138658318
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/07/2017
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 450
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Ljubomir Jankovic is Professor of Zero Carbon Design at Birmingham City University, UK. He conducts multidisciplinary research in the field of zero carbon design of buildings, and has established a research group called Zero Carbon Lab. He has worked on instrumental monitoring, dynamic simulation and environmental design of buildings over a career spanning three decades. He is Programme Director for a Master’s course on Zero Carbon Architecture and Retrofit Design. He holds a BSc (Mech. Eng.) from the University of Belgrade and a PhD from the University of Birmingham, and is a Chartered Engineer, a Member of CIBSE, a Member of ASHRAE, and a Fellow of the Institution of Analysts and Programmers.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Introduction 1. Introduction 2. Design Methods and Design Tools Part 2: Global Context 3. Global Issues Part 3: Site Context 4. Site Issues Part 4: Building Context 5. Building Geometry 6. Thermal Insulation and Air Tightness 7. Solar Gain 8. Solar Shading Design 9. Thermal Mass 10. Natural and Mechanical Ventilation 11. Natural Daylight 12. Electrical Lighting and its Integration with Natural Daylight 13. Internal Heat Gains, Heating and Cooling 14. Thermal Comfort Part 5: Renewable Energy Context 15. Renewable energy Part 6: End Game 16. A Method for Achieving Zero Carbon Design Using a Series of Single Simulations 17. A Method for Achieving Zero Carbon Design Using Multi-objective Optimisation 18. Post Occupancy Evaluation Part 7 - Practice, Teaching and Research 19. Case Studies 20. Teaching 21. Research 22. Conclusions References Appendices Supplementary Material Index

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