Editors: "Dionysia-D. Kolokotsa", "Mattheos Santamouris", "Hashem Akbari"

Advances in the Development of Cool Materials for the Built Environment

Personal Book: US $79 Special Offer (PDF + Printed Copy): US $210
Printed Copy: US $171
Library Book: US $316
ISBN: 978-1-60805-597-5
eISBN: 978-1-60805-471-8 (Online)
DOI: 10.2174/97816080547181130101

Introduction

This e-book is a suitable reference on the technical and scientific competence related to effective application and integration of cool materials in the built environment. The e-book is an overview on the following:

  • - The role of cool materials in the built environment.
  • - Major cool materials techniques and their benefits and drawbacks.
  • - Research trends in cool materials for the built environment.
  • - Technical guidelines for instrumentation, testing and rating of cool materials.
  • - Policy and economic aspects of cool materials necessary for the management of built environments.
  • - Case studies where the cool materials are implemented.

These features make this reference e-book a useful guide for civil engineering and environmental management graduates as well as working professionals in the industry including architects, urban planners and environmental inspectors.

Foreword

- Pp. i-ii (2)
Haider Taha
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Preface

- Pp. iii-v (3)
Dionysia-Denia Kolokotsa, Mattheos Santamouris and Hashem Akbari
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List of Contributors

- Pp. vi-viii (3)
Dionysia-Denia Kolokotsa, Mattheos Santamouris and Hashem Akbari
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Urban Heat Island and Mitigation Strategies at City and Building Level

- Pp. 3-32 (30)
Nyuk Hien Wong and Steve Kardinal Jusuf

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White or Light Colored Cool Roofing Materials

- Pp. 33-71 (39)
Afroditi Synnefa and Mattheos Santamouris

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Colored Cool Materials

- Pp. 72-82 (11)
Masakazu Moriyama and Hideki Takebayashi

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Research on Thermochromic and PCM Doped Infrared Reflective Coatings

- Pp. 83-103 (21)
Theoni Karlessi and Mattheos Santamouris

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Cool Pavements

- Pp. 104-119 (16)
Theoni Karlessi, Niki Gaitani, Afroditi Synnefa and Mattheos Santamouris

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Materials Aspects of Solar Paint Coatings for Building Applications

- Pp. 120-173 (54)
Boris Orel, Ivan Jerman, Matjaž Koželj, Lidija Slemenik Perše and Roman Kunič

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Cool Materials Rating Instrumentation and Testing

- Pp. 174-194 (21)
Hashem Akbari, Ronnen Levinson and Paul Berdahl

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Modeling Cool Materials’ Properties

- Pp. 195-203 (9)
Dionysia-Denia Kolokotsa, Vassilis Dimitriou and Afroditi Synnefa

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Energy and Environmental Aspects of Cool Materials

- Pp. 231-272 (42)
Maria Kolokotroni and Dionysia-Denia Kolokotsa

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Policy Aspects of Cool Materials

- Pp. 273-309 (37)
Julie Garman-Kolokotsa and Afroditi Synnefa

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Cool Roofs Economics and Marketing Perspective

- Pp. 310-332 (23)
Robert Bird and Rebecca Tonkin

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Cool Roofs’ Case Studies

- Pp. 333-381 (49)
Michele Zinzi and Emmanuel Bozonnet

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Index

- Pp. 382-385 (4)
Dionysia-Denia Kolokotsa, Mattheos Santamouris and Hashem Akbari
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