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Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. February 2022, 3(1): 011003.
Paper No: JESBC-21-1030
Published Online: February 10, 2022
... modeling approaches to predict more accurately the impacts of UHI phenomena on urban building energy performance. Email: baqer.ameer@colorado.edu 1 Corresponding author. Email: krarti@colorado.edu 16 08 2021 06 01 2022 23 01 2022 10 02 2022 air conditioning...
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Article Type: Review Articles
J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. August 2021, 2(3): 030801.
Paper No: JESBC-21-1015
Published Online: September 3, 2021
... ground heat exchanger shallow geothermal energy building energy peak demand air conditioning environment heat transfer optimization Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council 10.13039/501100000266 DST/TMD/UK-BEE/2017/17(c) EP/R008612/1 The GSHP system is one...
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Article Type: Review Articles
J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. August 2021, 2(3): 030802.
Paper No: JESBC-21-1016
Published Online: September 3, 2021
... application. This comprehensive review Part II highlights the recent research findings and potential research points in the hybrid GSHP for further research and developments. Vapor compression cycles are mainly used for air-conditioning and refrigeration. Due to their high COP and reliability...
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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: Research Papers
J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. May 2021, 2(2): 021004.
Paper No: JESBC-20-1042
Published Online: May 26, 2021
...Rabindra Pokhrel; Jorge E. González-Cruz Air conditioning (AC) demand has recently grown to about 10% of total electricity globally, and the International Energy Agency (IEA) predicts that the cooling requirement for buildings globally increases by three-fold by 2050 without additional policy...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. May 2021, 2(2): 021002.
Paper No: JESBC-20-1038
Published Online: May 14, 2021
...Shunbo Lei; Johanna L. Mathieu; Rishee K. Jain Commercial buildings generally have large thermal inertia and thus can provide services to power grids (e.g., demand response (DR)) by modulating their heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. Shifting consumption on timescales...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. August 2020, 1(3): 030901.
Paper No: JESBC-20-1008
Published Online: August 19, 2020
... h, a demand response event is implemented and all compressors are shut down for 15 min. In a typical DR application, residential air conditioning compressors (but not the circulating fan) are temporarily turned off under control of the utility, allowing the inside temperature to rise above...
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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): 021002.
Paper No: JESBC-19-1143
Published Online: April 8, 2020
...@usu.edu 26 08 2019 16 03 2020 22 03 2020 28 03 2020 air conditioning cooling dynamic systems efficiency energy renewable sustainability thermodynamics Electricity demand or load varies from time to time in a day, and continuous growth in peak load raises...
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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
... comply with the 2003 version of the International Energy Conservation Code. Similar to typical buildings in Phoenix, cooling in the modeled building is provided by a direct expansion central air conditioning unit. The commercial building model was directly downloaded from the set developed and made...
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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
... 2019 20 12 2019 air conditioning building control systems energy grid optimal controls optimization The US electrical grid has experienced a rise in renewable energy generation capacity in recent years, increasing by more than 50% in the past ten years. 2 In addition, some...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. February 2020, 1(1): 011005.
Paper No: JESBC-19-1149
Published Online: December 26, 2019
... and morbidity, even in locations where most citizens have air conditioning (AC). Nevertheless, the existing literature on indoor exposure to heat often regards AC as a binary variable and assumes that its presence inevitably results in a safe thermal environment. This is also reflected in heat vulnerability...
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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...