Combining energy efficiency with aesthetic appeal using advanced optical materials

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dc.contributor.author Smith, Geoff en_US
dc.contributor.editor Choudhury PK; Singh ON en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-06-26T04:18:14Z
dc.date.available 2009-06-26T04:18:14Z
dc.date.issued 2007 en_US
dc.identifier 2006004984 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Smith Geoffrey 2007, 'Combining energy efficiency with aesthetic appeal using advanced optical materials', in NA (ed.), Nova Science Publishers Inc., New York, USA, pp. 125-158. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1-60021-084-8 en_US
dc.identifier.other B1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/799
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. en_US
dc.publisher Nova Science Publishers Inc. en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon NA en_US
dc.title Combining energy efficiency with aesthetic appeal using advanced optical materials en_US
dc.parent Frontiers in Optical Technology: Materials and Devices en_US
dc.publocation New York, USA en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 125 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 158 en_US
dc.cauo.name SCI.Physics and Advanced Materials en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 020500 en_US
dc.personcode 730312 en_US
dc.percentage 50 en_US
dc.classification.name Optical Physics en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition 1 en_US
dc.description.keywords NA en_US
dc.staffid 730312 en_US


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