Energy Sustainability in Built and Urban Environments

  • Emilia Motoasca
  • Avinash Kumar Agarwal
  • Hilde Breesch

Part of the Energy, Environment, and Sustainability book series (ENENSU)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Energy Sustainability Implementation

  3. Energy Sustainability Strategies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 91-91
    2. A. T. D. Perera, Silvia Coccolo, Pietro Florio, Vahid M. Nik, Dasaraden Mauree, Jean-Louis Scartezzini
      Pages 93-110
    3. Delphine Ramon, Karen Allacker, Nicole P. M. van Lipzig, Frank De Troyer, Hendrik Wouters
      Pages 111-138
    4. Barbara Wauman, Wout Parys, Hilde Breesch, Dirk Saelens
      Pages 139-164
    5. Diego Arcos-Aviles, Francesc Guinjoan, Julio Pascual, Luis Marroyo, Pablo Sanchis, Rodolfo Gordillo et al.
      Pages 165-199
  4. Energy Sustainability Technologies

About this book


This book covers different aspects of energy sustainability in residential buildings and neighborhoods, starting from the construction and design aspects, and moving on to HVAC systems and lighting, and the applications, harvesting, use and storage of renewable energy. The volume focuses on smart and sustainable use of energy, discussing both the technological advancements and the economic, social and environmental impacts. Novel approaches to recycling of waste and materials in the context of residential buildings are also presented. This volume will be of interest to researchers and policy makers working in the fields of renewable energy, sustainable design and city planning. 


Energy in buildings Smart grids Urban planning Smart cities Affordable housing Sustainable development HVAC systems and lighting Building automation Renewable energy in building design ISEES sustainable energy

Editors and affiliations

  • Emilia Motoasca
    • 1
  • Avinash Kumar Agarwal
    • 2
  • Hilde Breesch
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Electrical EngineeringKU Leuven (Catholic University Leuven)GhentBelgium
  2. 2.Department of Mechanical EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology KanpurKanpurIndia
  3. 3.Department of Civil EngineeringKU Leuven (Catholic University Leuven)GhentBelgium

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Energy Energy (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-981-13-3283-8
  • Online ISBN 978-981-13-3284-5
  • Series Print ISSN 2522-8366
  • Series Online ISSN 2522-8374
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