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.

Contributors

Editor(s):
Dionysia-D. Kolokotsa
Technical University of Crete
Greece


Mattheos Santamouris
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Greece


Hashem Akbari
Concordia University
Canada




Contributor(s):
Dionysia-Denia Kolokotsa
Environmental Engineering Department
Technical University of Crete
Greece


Mattheos Santamouris
Group Building Environmental Studies
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Greece


Hashem Akbari
Heat Island Group
Concordia University
Montreal
Canada


Paul Berdahl
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Berkeley
USA


Robert Bird
Huntsman Pigments
England


Emmanuel Bozonnet
University of la Rochelle
France


Vassilis Dimitriou
Technological Educational Institute of Crete
Greece


Niki Gaitani
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Greece


Julie Garman-Kolokotsa
Athena Consulting Group
Belgium


Ivan Jerman
National institute of Chemistry
Ljubljana
Slovenia


Steve Kardinal Jusuf
Department of Building
National University of Singapore
Singapore


Theoni Karlessi
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Greece


Maria Kolokotroni
Brunel University
UK


Matjaž Koželja
National Institute of Chemistry
Ljubljana
Slovenia


Roman Kunič
Fragmat Tim
Slovenia


Ronnen Levinson
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Berkeley
USA


Masakazu Moriyama
Setsunan University Osaka Prefecture
Japan


Boris Orel
National institute of Chemistry
Ljubljana
Slovenia


Lidija Slemenik Peršea
National institute of Chemistry
Ljubljana
Slovenia


Afroditi Synnefa
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Greece


Hideki Takebayashi
Kobe University
Japan


Rebecca Tonkin
Huntsman Pigments
UK


Nyuk Hien Wong


Michele Zinzi
Italian National Agency for New Technologies
Italy




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