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Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. August 2022, 3(3): 034501.
Paper No: JESBC-22-1006
Published Online: October 13, 2022
... conditions also because of adequate renewable energy resources which apparently have a fixed cost but no variable or (operation and maintenance) O&M cost. Additional research in this work demonstrates that, in the case of RES based design, photovoltaic-fed electricity can partially meet the cooling...
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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
... from the baseline, energy-efficient optimum, and net-zero energy optimum single-family homes are utilized to determine energy use profiles for various residential community types using occupancy statistics for Phoenix. Then, REopt is used to determine the photovoltaic (PV) and battery storage system...
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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. November 2020, 1(4): 041003.
Paper No: JESBC-20-1031
Published Online: November 23, 2020
... optimization photovoltaics residential communities Urban centers account for most of CO 2 emissions, as well as most of global energy consumption. Indeed and according to Seto et al. [ 1 ], urban communities consume around 67–76% of global energy and account for 71–76% of CO 2 emissions. Therefore...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. November 2020, 1(4): 041004.
Paper No: JESBC-20-1024
Published Online: November 23, 2020
..., the energy demand for the district is reduced through the implementation of cost-effective energy efficiency measures (EEMs) appropriate for Philadelphia’s climate. Then, a combination of distributed generation (DG) systems including wind, photovoltaics, and hydropower is evaluated to determine optimized...
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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
...Rashed Abdulla Alhajeri; Bassam Abu-Hijleh Soiling of photovoltaics (PV) panels is affected by various factors such as relative humidity, dust concentration, and panel tilt angle. The soiling can lead to significant losses in electricity production, especially in a place like Dubai, UAE. Soiling...
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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
...Kyle E. Brown; Amir Baniassadi; Julie V. Pham; David J. Sailor; Patrick E. Phelan Photovoltaic (PV) panels are commonly used for on-site generation of electricity in urban environments, specifically on rooftops. However, their implementation on rooftops poses potential (positive and negative...