Combining energy efficiency with aesthetic appeal using advanced optical materials

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dc.contributor.author Smith, G
dc.contributor.editor Choudhury, PK
dc.contributor.editor Singh, ON
dc.date.accessioned 2009-12-21T02:37:26Z
dc.date.issued 2007-01
dc.identifier.citation Frontiers in Optical Technology: Materials and Devices, 2007, 1, pp. 125 - 158
dc.identifier.isbn 1-60021-084-8
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/5249
dc.description.abstract Energy efficiency in interior spaces concerns supply of lighting needs and maximising thermal comfort, with minimum use of electrical power fom the grid and of fossil fuels. It is relevant to all classes of buildings. and also. to transport. The world is faced with two apparently conflicting demands right now. A rapid growth in demand for better living standards and lifestyles, and an urgent need to cut greenhollse gas emissions. If this "conflict" can be eliminated or softened. then the process of scaling back our negative impact on the environment will accelerate. If it cannot, all living standards are at risk in the long term. Such a changeover, in common with past technology driven shifts in human activity, will also generate wide ranging opportunities tor economic growth in all regions of the world. There is much new science needed to optimise these technologies. and optics is playing a central role. Examples of two science based systems for better use of natural lighting are in fig. I.
dc.publisher Nova Science Publishers Inc.
dc.subject NA
dc.subject NA
dc.title Combining energy efficiency with aesthetic appeal using advanced optical materials
dc.type Chapter
dc.parent Frontiers in Optical Technology: Materials and Devices
dc.journal.number 5 en_US
dc.publocation Bradford, UK en_US
dc.publocation New York, USA
dc.identifier.startpage 559 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 574 en_US
dc.cauo.name BUS.School of Finance and Economics en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 1007 Nanotechnology
dc.for 0912 Materials Engineering
dc.for 0205 Optical Physics
dc.personcode 996890 en_US
dc.personcode 970685 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Banking, Finance and Investment en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition 1
dc.description.keywords portfolio investment; stocks; world economy en_US
dc.description.keywords NA
dc.staffid 970685 en_US
pubs.embargo.period Not known
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Science
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Science/School of Physics and Advanced Materials
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Strength - Materials and Technology for Energy Efficiency


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