Renewable Energy and Sustainable Technologies for Building and Environmental Applications

Options for a Greener Future

  • Mardiana Idayu Ahmad
  • Mazran Ismail
  • Saffa Riffat

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Noor Hana Hanif Abu Bakar, Wei Leng Tan
    Pages 25-49
  3. Mazran Ismail, Abdul Malek Abdul Rahman
    Pages 69-85
  4. Karam M. Al-Obaidi, Abdul Malek Abdul Rahman
    Pages 117-136
  5. Widad Fadhullah, Muhammad Izzuddin Syakir
    Pages 137-150
  6. Nooriati Taib, Aldrin Abdullah
    Pages 151-165
  7. Yih Chia Tan, Mazran Ismail, Mardiana Idayu Ahmad
    Pages 167-174
  8. Rokiah Hashim, Wan Noor Aidawati Wan Nadhari, Othman Sulaiman
    Pages 175-186
  9. Muna Hanim Abdul Samad, Hafedh Abed Yahya
    Pages 187-204
  10. Jeremiah David Bala, Japareng Lalung, Adel A. S. Al-Gheethi, Ismail Norli
    Pages 205-225
  11. Husnul Azan Tajarudin, Mohd Redzwan Tamat, Mohd Firdaus Othman, Noor Aziah Serri, Nastain Qamarul Zaman
    Pages 227-249
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 251-252

About this book


This diverse resource on renewable energy and sustainable technologies highlights the status, state of the art, challenges, advancements and options in areas such as energy recovery systems, turbine ventilators, green composites, biofuels and bio-resources for energy production, wind energy, integrated energy-efficient systems, thermal energy storage, natural ventilation & day-lighting systems, and low carbon technologies for building and environmental applications. It is designed to serve as a reference book for students, researchers, manufacturers and professionals working in these fields.  The editors have gathered articles from world-leading experts that clearly illustrate key areas in renewable energy and sustainability. The distinct role of these technologies in future endeavors is stressed by taking into account the opportunities to contribute with new approaches, methods and directions for building and environmental applications. The in-depth discussion presented in this book will give readers a clear understanding of every important aspect of each technology’s applications, optimum configuration, modifications, limitations and their possible improvements.


Biomass for energy Building integrated photovoltaics Carbon dioxide emissions abatement Energy life cycle analysis Energy-efficient Buildings Green Building Materials Renewable Energy Sustainable Development Sustainable Technologies Wind Turbines

Editors and affiliations

  • Mardiana Idayu Ahmad
    • 1
  • Mazran Ismail
    • 2
  • Saffa Riffat
    • 3
  1. 1.School of Industrial TechnologyUniversiti Sains MalaysiaPulau PinangMalaysia
  2. 2.Universiti Sains MalaysiaPulau PinangMalaysia
  3. 3.Institute of Building TechnologyUniversity of NottinghamNottinghamUnited Kingdom

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Energy
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-31838-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-31840-0
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