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Glass Selection for High-Rise Residential Buildings in the United Arab Emirates based on Life Cycle Cost Analysis
The architect's decision to select a glass type for a high rise building has significant impact on both the initial and the running cost of a building. This is particularly the case with many of the new buildings that have ...
Glass Selection for High-Rise Buildings in the United Arab Emirates Considering Orientation and Window-to-Wall Ratio
This paper is the continuation of a previous paper published by the authors. Both papers are for a study that considers the relationship among the glass thermal characteristics, its cost, and the price of electricity. This ...
Comparison of Energy Efficiency Strategies for Mosques in the United Arab Emirates
(American Society of Civil Engineers, 2015)
As public buildings that are typically financed by charities, mosques are commonly designed, built, and operated using very limited resources. Hence, failure to design energy efficient mosques either affects occupants' ...