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ISSN (online): 1996-1073
Journal Sheet: Energies

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- 5G Wireless Systems for Industry 4.0

- A Holistic Overview of the Energy Sector | From Engineering Approaches to Innovative ML Solutions

- Active Power Filters and Power Quality

- Advanced Electric Vehicle Techniques

- Advanced Environmental Controls for High-Performance Buildings and Sustainability

- Advanced Solutions to Increase Resilience of Medium Voltage Distribution Networks

- Advanced Techniques to Increase Energy Efficiency by Optimization and Improving Power Quality

- Advances in Catalytic Technologies for Biodiesel Fuel Synthesis

- Advances in Fluid Power Systems

- Advances in Materials, Technologies and Controls for Sustainable Buildings

- Advances in Modelling for Nuclear Science and Engineering

- Big Data on Energy, Climate Change and Sustainability

- Building Sustainable Cities of the Future

- Community Microgrids

- Computational Modelling of Wave Energy Converters

- Condensation Heat Transfer

- Control of Wind Turbines

- COVID-19 Pandemics | Energy, Economic, Environmental, Social, Policy and Health Impacts

- Decarbonising Heating and Cooling

- Design and Application of Electrical Machines

- Design and Application of Innovation Catalysts for Hydrogenation

- Drilling Technologies for the Next Generations

- Dynamic Modelling and Control in Multilevel Converters

- Economic and Policy Challenges of the Energy Transition in CEE Countries

- Economic Growth and Environmental Degradation in the Paradigm of Energy Transition

- Electric Power Transmission | Active Subtransmission Networks

- Electric Vehicle Charging Networks

- Electrified Powertrains for a Sustainable Mobility | Topologies, Design and Integrated Energy Management Strategies

- Electrothermal Modeling of Solar Cells and Modules

- Embedded Discrete Fracture Model (EDFM) for Advanced Naturally and Hydraulically Fractured Reservoir Simulation

- Emerging Materials and Fabrication Methods for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SOFCs)

- Emerging Technologies for the Efficient Utilization of Coal and Biomass

- Energy and Environmental Sustainability 2020

- Energy Conversion and Operation Technologies for Smart Grid

- Energy Data Visualization

- Energy Flows and Synergies between Energy Networks

- Energy Management in the Multi-Source Systems

- Energy Transition and Social Innovation

- Environmental and Sustainable Built Environments

- Estimation of the State-of-Charge and State-of-Health of Lithium-Ion Batteries

- European Energy Policy at a Crossroads

- Future Electrical Machines

- Governance Strategies and Insights to Accelerate the Production and Diffusion of Hydrogen and Fuel-Cell Technologies

- Green Building Technologies 2020

- Heat and Mass Transfer in Multi-Phase Flows

- Heating, Cooling, and Ventilation Systems | Applications and Performance

- Improving Energy Efficiency through Data-Driven Modeling, Simulation and Optimization

- Integration of Electrical Vehicles and Renewable Energy Resources into Power Distribution Networks

- Interactive Integration of Electric Vehicles and Power Networks | Emerging Issues and Solutions

- Life Cycle Assessment of Environmental System

- Lifetime Extension of Wind Turbines and Wind Farms

- Machine-Learning Methods for Complex Flows

- Mechanical Industrial Plants for Solid Waste Treatment

- Modeling and Control of Hybrid Electric Vehicles

- Modelling of Multiphase Flows for Renewable Energy

- Multilevel Power Converters Control and Modulation Techniques

- Nanotechnology for Solar Energy Conversion

- Next Generation of Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells

- Novel Developments in Energy Resources Management, Distribution Systems, Microgrids and Energy Communities

- Numerical Simulation of Wind Turbine

- Optimal Design of Power Converters

- Optimization of Propulsion in Transport Means

- Organic Photovoltaics and Organic Transistors

- Performance and Reliability of Wide Bandgap Semiconductor and Nano Device-Based Circuits for Energy Systems

- Perovskite Solar Cells

- Photovoltaic Devices

- Protection and Communication Techniques in Modern Power Systems

- Protection of Future Multi-Terminal HVDC Grids

- Proton-Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells

- Real-Time Monitoring and Control for Wind Turbine Systems

- Recent Progress in Metal-Organic Frameworks for Energy-Related Applications

- Recent Studies in District Heating and Cooling Systems

- Research on Wireless Power Transfer System

- Sector Coupling for Sustainable Urban and Regional Energy Systems

- Selected Papers from the “20th CIRIAF National Congress | Sustainable Development and Preservation of Environment and Human Health”

- Smart Built Environment for Health and Comfort with Energy Efficiency

- Smart Technologies, Management and Control for Energy Systems and Networks

- Smart Thermostats for Energy Saving in Buildings

- Storages and Power Plant Flexibility for Improving Renewable Energy Penetration

- Systemic Issues to Wind and Solar Energy Deployment

- Technologies Conducive to Low Green House Gas Emission

- Thermal Management and Experimental Techniques for a Sustainable Mobility

- Thermal Storage Technologies

- Waste-to-Energy Technology Integrated with Carbon Capture

Year of the Pubblication: 2021
30
Sep
2021
Paper Submission Deadline
30
Oct
2021
Publishing Date

Add to Calendar 09/30/2021 08:00 Europe/Rome Environmental and Sustainable Built Environments

It has been well documented that buildings make a considerable contribution to global greenhouse gas emissions and are accountable for a significant percentage of overall energy consumption. Indeed, they are said to account for 30% of all carbon emissions and 40% of energy use worldwide. Meanwhile, the United Nations has warned that the world is “way off track” in terms of meeting targets to limit global warming as the signs of a climate emergency grow more damaging. Certainly, the agency has warned urgent and far-reaching climate action is needed if the World is to limit global warming to 1.5 or 2 °C, as required under the international Paris Agreement on Climate Change. Progressive Climate change targets (up to 2050) have been set, which include reducing greenhouse gas emissions, increasing the use of renewable energy, as well as improvements in energy efficiency – all pertinent to the built environment. Consequently, the design and construction industries face extraordinary sustainability challenges in order to achieve much needed energy savings while minimising environmental impacts. Addressing the complex and multifaceted challenges of sustainable development will require a robust framework, supported by everyone involved in design and construction, including their extensive supply chains. In this Special Issue, we would like to encourage original contributions regarding recent developments in and approaches to environmental and sustainable decision making for reducing energy consumption in the built environment, including innovative responses to energy reduction policies; measures being put in place to support adaption to low/zero carbon built environments; as well as strategies for embedding climate change resilience in both new-build and in the reimagining of existing buildings.
Keywords: Active buildings; Building energy systems; Climate change adaption; Climate change resilience; District heating/cooling; Energy reduction; Energy capture and storage; Environmental buildings; Integrated systems; Low carbon; Near-zero carbon; Passive design; Renewable energies; Sustainable technologies; Zero carbon.

Switzerland
CALL FOR PAPERS
Code: CFP-E107-SI44_2021
Posting date: 07/11/2020

Environmental and Sustainable Built Environments


Aims and Scope

It has been well documented that buildings make a considerable contribution to global greenhouse gas emissions and are accountable for a significant percentage of overall energy consumption. Indeed, they are said to account for 30% of all carbon emissions and 40% of energy use worldwide. Meanwhile, the United Nations has warned that the world is “way off track” in terms of meeting targets to limit global warming as the signs of a climate emergency grow more damaging. Certainly, the agency has warned urgent and far-reaching climate action is needed if the World is to limit global warming to 1.5 or 2 °C, as required under the international Paris Agreement on Climate Change. Progressive Climate change targets (up to 2050) have been set, which include reducing greenhouse gas emissions, increasing the use of renewable energy, as well as improvements in energy efficiency – all pertinent to the built environment. Consequently, the design and construction industries face extraordinary sustainability challenges in order to achieve much needed energy savings while minimising environmental impacts. Addressing the complex and multifaceted challenges of sustainable development will require a robust framework, supported by everyone involved in design and construction, including their extensive supply chains. In this Special Issue, we would like to encourage original contributions regarding recent developments in and approaches to environmental and sustainable decision making for reducing energy consumption in the built environment, including innovative responses to energy reduction policies; measures being put in place to support adaption to low/zero carbon built environments; as well as strategies for embedding climate change resilience in both new-build and in the reimagining of existing buildings.
Keywords: Active buildings; Building energy systems; Climate change adaption; Climate change resilience; District heating/cooling; Energy reduction; Energy capture and storage; Environmental buildings; Integrated systems; Low carbon; Near-zero carbon; Passive design; Renewable energies; Sustainable technologies; Zero carbon.

Languages
English
Country
Switzerland
Topics
Adaptive Façade, Built Environment, Clean Energy, Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Complex Systems, Construction Managements, Construction Systems Engineering, Construction Technology, Decision Support Systems, Enabling Technologies, Energy Production, Energy Savings, Energy Storage, Environmental Assessment, Environmental Impact, Environmental Pollution, Environmental Sustainability, Environmental Technologies, Future Developments, Green Policies, Industrial Engineering, Industry 4.0, Innovative Applications, Innovative Technologies, Renewable Energy, Smart Systems, Sustainable Construction, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Energy
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Dr. Carolyn S. Hayles