7th International Conference on Energy and Environment of Residential Buildings, November 20-24 2016, Brisbane, Australia

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Conference proceedings
22 November 2016

These proceedings collect the papers for the 2016 Healthy Housing conference in Brisbane. The topics covered include: sustainable design and construction; indoor environment, neighbourhood...

Conference paper
22 November 2016

Purpose / Context –The purpose of this study is to investigate indoor environment and energy saving performance of houses, which employ passive ventilation systems, built in mild...

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22 November 2016

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Purpose / Context - With the development of urban economy, the number of tall and supertall buildings is increasing because of high population density, high land prices and getting...

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22 November 2016

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In this research, the effect of phase change material (PCM) on indoor thermal comfortof a flat building located in five different climate regions of China was studied by an angle...

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22 November 2016

Purpose / Context – Temperature is known to have impact on human health. In estimating such health effects outdoor temperature data are usually used as proxy for temperature exposure due to...

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22 November 2016

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Public facilities such as homes for aged individuals and schools are considered at an increased risk for the spread of infections. To our knowledge, there has been no...

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22 November 2016

Purpose / Context - The provision of reticulated sanitation infrastructure has not kept pace with the rapid urbanization, which can be witnessed in Indonesia. In addition, lack of proper...

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22 November 2016

Purpose / Context - New detached houses have been getting larger in New Zealand for several decades. Large houses require more materials to build, and have greater ongoing energy costs than...

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22 November 2016

Purpose / Context. The purpose of this paper is to present data and discussion on a critical review of a sample of multi-storey and mixed use residential buildings in the subtropical city of...

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22 November 2016

Purpose / Context – The purpose of our work is to investigate: a) the sensor responses of the two different low-cost PM sensors to concrete dust and indoor environment and activities; b) the...