Innovative design of an educational physical simulation tool for investigating energy consumption in buildings for enhancing public engagement

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Hawas, A; Al-Habaibeh, A; Medjdoub, B;

Reducing carbon emission and energy consumption in buildings is becoming an important priority on global level. Buildings consume significant amount of energy for heating or air-conditioning in most countries. The drive to enhance the understanding of building insulatio... View more
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