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  • Osburn, L (Alive2green Publishers, 2010-11)
    Energy modelling can be used in a number of different ways to fulfill different needs, including certification within building regulations or green building rating tools. Energy modelling can also be used in order to try ...
  • Osburn, L (Green Building, 2009-02)
    Current perceptions conjure images of photovoltaic panels and wind turbines when green building or sustainable development is discussed. How energy is used and how it is generated are core components of both green building ...
  • Osburn, L (Alive2green Publishers, 2010-01)
    The construction industry has turned to energy modelling in order to assist them in reducing the amount of energy consumed by buildings. However, while the energy loads of buildings can be accurately modelled, energy models ...
  • Osburn, L (Green Building, 2009-02)
    The heating, ventilation and cooling loads of typical commercial office space can range between 30-50% of the total energy load of the building. However, this figure is highly variable due to the high variability in building ...
  • Osburn, L (Green Building, 2009-02)
    Lighting consumes between about 29-35% of the energy used within commercial office space while lighting only consumes about 11% of the energy used in a residential environment. Through conscientious design of the lighting ...
  • Osburn, L (Alive2Green, 2010-04)
    Lighting consumes about 30% of the energy used within commercial office space and about 10% of the energy used in a residential environment. Through conscientious design of the lighting systems, the lighting load can be ...
  • Osburn, L (2008-03)
    This study was performed in order to understand what work has been completed regarding the application of reactive surfaces primarily for pollution abatement in urban areas. These surfaces could then be applied to South ...
  • Osburn, L (Alive2green Publishers, 2010-01)
    Thermal comfort is influenced by environmental parameters as well as other influences including asymmetric heating and cooling conditions. Additionally, some aspects of thermal comfort may be exploited so as to enable a ...