Building energy:

Building energy

  • Ventilation in underground stations and tunnels

    Passive Cooling Technology for MENA Region

    Supervisor: Supervisor: Dr Ben Hughes

    This study is focused on developing next generation passive cooling technology for the rapidly developing MENA region. Central to the 2030 strategic plans of Both Qatar and the UAE, is a passive cooling technology that will produce thermal comfortable environments and minimal consumption. This project will use CFD, wind tunnel testing and full-scale design and build.

     

  • Ventilation in underground stations and tunnels

    Development of User Orientated Control Strategies for Residential Homes

    Supervisor: Dr Ben Hughes

    This study aims to reduce domestic energy consumption by re-configuring and/or designing control strategies to achieve optimum occupant comfort whilst reducing/eliminating unnecessary consumption. TRANSYS, Thermal Imaging and experimental tools will be used.