Eco-efficient Materials for Reducing Cooling Needs in Buildings and Construction: Design, Properties and Applicationsprovides a comprehensive review on building envelope materials and technologies for reducing cooling needs in buildings. The book offers in-depth analysis of the performance of new innovative materials and technologies used in pavements, facade and roofing materials, PCMs and chromogenic smart materials. Includes practical case study examples of their applications in building and construction. The book is an essential reference resource for researchers, architects and civil engineers, city planners, product developers, manufacturers, and other professionals working in eco-efficient cooling materials and sustainable and zero-energy building design.
Offers a comprehensive review of building envelope materials and technologies for reducing cooling needs
Features practical case studies, which are fundamental for building design and applications
Provides in-depth analysis of performance for different materials and technologies
Features brand new chapters on pavements, facade and roofing materials, PCMs and chromogenic smart materials
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5th October 2020
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