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Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities.
Paper No: JESBC-21-1011
Published Online: July 26, 2021
...Praveen Cheekatamarla; Vishaldeep Sharma; Bo Shen Economic and population growth is leading to increased energy demand across all sectors – buildings, transportation, and industry. Adoption of new energy consumers such as electric vehicles could further increase this growth. Sensible utilization of...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. August 2021, 2(3): 031002.
Paper No: JESBC-21-1002
Published Online: July 14, 2021
...Jordan Thompson; Moncef Krarti In this paper, a resiliency analysis is carried out to assess the energy, economic, and power outage survivability benefits of efficient and net-zero energy communities. The analysis addresses the appropriate steps to designing an energy-efficient and net-zero energy...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. August 2021, 2(3): 031001.
Paper No: JESBC-21-1005
Published Online: June 28, 2021
...Tingting Zeng; Prabir Barooah An autonomous adaptive model predictive control (MPC) architecture is presented for control of heating, ventilation, and air condition (HVAC) systems to maintain indoor temperature while reducing energy use. Although equipment use and occupant changes with time...
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Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. May 2021, 2(2): 024501.
Paper No: JESBC-21-1020
Published Online: May 19, 2021
...Sara Abd Alla; Vincenzo Bianco; Federico Scarpa; Luca A. Tagliafico Envelope insulation is a well-known strategy to improve buildings’ energy efficiency. This paper considers two archetypes of an apartment block typology largely diffused in the Italian building stock and evaluates the energy...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. February 2021, 2(1): 011004.
Paper No: JESBC-20-1021
Published Online: February 1, 2021
...James A. Shia; David M. Auslander About 41% of total energy consumption in the United States of year 2014 is used for heating and air conditioning, which is about 40 quadrillion (40 × 10 15 ) British thermal units (BTUs). Despite the fact that people have been working on fault detection and...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. November 2020, 1(4): 041006.
Paper No: JESBC-20-1023
Published Online: December 2, 2020
...Rawad El Kontar; Xin Jin Optimizing the placement of photovoltaic (PV) panels on residential buildings has the potential to significantly increase energy efficiency benefits to both homeowners and communities. Strategic PV placement can lower electricity costs by reducing the electricity fed from...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. February 2021, 2(1): 011001.
Paper No: JESBC-20-1019
Published Online: November 23, 2020
...Ganesh Doiphode; Hamidreza Najafi; Mariana Migliori K-12 schools are responsible for over 1.4% of the total annual energy consumption in the United States. In a collaboration between Florida Institute of Technology and Brevard Public Schools (BPS), three schools are identified for a case study in...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. August 2020, 1(3): 030902.
Paper No: JESBC-20-1013
Published Online: August 19, 2020
...Mohammed Albayati; Ravi Gorthala; Amy Thompson; Prathamesh Patil; Annika Hacker Heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems consume over 5 quads of energy annually, representing 30% of energy consumption in the U.S. commercial buildings. Additionally, commercial refrigeration (R...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. May 2020, 1(2): 021005.
Paper No: JESBC-19-1094
Published Online: April 27, 2020
... 04 2020 energy optimization photovoltaics A crucial maintenance aspect of photovoltaics (PV) panels is dust management, as PV panels are affected by it in the short term and long term. In the short term, performance output is reduced by dust as it acts as an obstruction, in the form...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. May 2020, 1(2): 021002.
Paper No: JESBC-19-1143
Published Online: April 8, 2020
... cooling needs. On the other hand, the need for electricity and/or cooling decreases greatly at night, creating excess electricity capacity for further utilization. An innovative ice energy storage system is being developed leveraging a unique supercooling-based ice production process. During off-peak...
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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
...) impacts on the heating and cooling energy demand of buildings, and on the surrounding urban climate. The adverse consequences can be compounded if PV is installed on top of an otherwise highly reflective (“white”) rooftop. This study investigates these impacts on a test building in Tempe, AZ, by directly...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. May 2020, 1(2): 024501.
Paper No: JESBC-19-1157
Published Online: March 12, 2020
...Khuram Pervez Amber; Muhammad Waqar Aslam; Anila Kousar; Muhammad Sajid Khan; Ghulam Qadir Chaudhary; Muhammad Amar Energy usage intensity (EUI, kWh/m 2 /year) of a building category helps energy managers and building owners in evaluating the energy performance of their buildings. Banks are energy...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. February 2020, 1(1): 011007.
Paper No: JESBC-19-1134
Published Online: January 14, 2020
...Zachary E. Lee; Qingxuan Sun; Zhao Ma; Jiangfeng Wang; Jason S. MacDonald; K. Max Zhang The integration of variable and intermittent renewable energy generation into the power system is a grand challenge to our efforts to achieve a sustainable future. Flexible demand is one solution to this...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. February 2020, 1(1): 011004.
Paper No: JESBC-19-1015
Published Online: November 16, 2019
...Rabindra Pokhrel; Andy Walker; Jorge E. González As a consequence of the warm and humid climate of tropical coastal regions, there is high energy demand year-round due to air conditioning to maintain indoor comfort levels. Past and current practices are focused on mitigating peak cooling demands by...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. February 2020, 1(1): 011003.
Paper No: JESBC-19-1070
Published Online: October 30, 2019
... utilization. With the proper location of solar PV in the appropriate nodes with more day demand, solar energy can be used locally without storage. This facilitates the effective utilization of urban distribution infrastructure, creating more network space for further load growth. The power flow and loading...