Economía Circular

 

Economía Circular

Thermochromic Vanadium Dioxide Nanostructures for Smart Windows and Radiative Cooling
12/07/2024 - A concise summary was provided on the synthesis of VO2 nanostructures based on nanoparticles and thin films. The review covered modulation strategies for the optical properties of VO2, specifically...
Assessment of higher demand of household energy consumption in different households in India: an inter-comparative study and solar savings valuation
28/06/2024 - The present work focuses on a detailed inter-comparative assessment of household energy consumption (HEC) patterns for different Indian households including their living style and pattern of using...
Fully 3D?Printed Miniature Soft Hydraulic Actuators with Shape Memory Effect for Morphing and Manipulation
04/06/2024 - Achieving both rich shape morphing and shape locking remains challenging in miniature soft actuators. Fully multi?material 3D?printed, sub?millimeter thin?plate?like miniature soft hydraulic...
Energy Performance and Comfort Analysis of Three Glazing Materials with Distinct Thermochromic Responses as Roller Shade Alternative in Cooling- and Heating-Dominated Climates
19/04/2024 - Thermochromic (TC) smart windows are a leading passive building design strategy. Vanadium dioxide (VO2), hydrogel and TC-Perovskite glazing, which constitute the main categories of TC materials,...
Methodology for Sustainability Assessment for the Use of Ground Olive Stones in Mortar Bricks for Facades
17/04/2024 - The addition of ground olive stones in the manufacture of mortar bricks reduces their thermal conductivity coefficient and increases heat exchange insulation. So, it can improve energy efficiency and...
Applying the Taguchi Method to Improve Key Parameters of Extrusion Vacuum-Forming Quality
16/04/2024 - This research investigates the control of thickness and weight in plastic extrusion vacuum-thermoforming products to identify optimal key parameters for cost reduction and energy savings. The initial...
Towards zero-carbon cities: how does environmental information disclosure impact the risk of carbon locking?
13/04/2024 - Utilizing panel data from 119 cities spanning from 2013 to 2019, the study rigorously investigates the influence of environmental information disclosure (EID) on mitigating the risk of urban...
Cost Benefits of Net Zero Energy Homes in Australia
15/04/2024 - This paper presents a systematic analysis of energy savings and cost benefits associated with several options for integrating energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies. The primary goal of...
Mismatched Refractive Index Strategy for Fabricating Laser?Driven Wood Diffusers from Bulk Wood for Illumination Applications
04/04/2024 - Laser?driven wood diffusers are prepared by impregnating porous delignified wood with poly(ethylene glycol) diacrylate with a mismatched refractive index to enhance scattering. The fabrication of...
Looking for Cost Savings? Start with Energy
09/04/2024 - By Sinead Ross, Titan EnergyIn the United...
Assessment of the Thermal Properties of Gypsum Plaster with Plastic Waste Aggregates
04/04/2024 - Building material manufacturers must support new production models that encourage the manufacture of more efficient and sustainable products. This includes thinking about savings in the use of raw...
Empowering Sustainability: A Consumer-Centric Analysis Based on Advanced Electricity Consumption Predictions
02/04/2024 - This study addresses the critical challenge of accurately forecasting electricity consumption by utilizing Exponential Smoothing and Seasonal Autoregressive Integrated Moving Average (SARIMA) models....
Recent advances in green cationic polymerization
29/03/2024 - Traditional living/controlled cationic polymerization provides a simple synthetic route for the preparation of various polymers with set molecular weight, narrow molecular weight distribution, and...
Analysis of Energy-Saving Effect of Green Remodeling in Public Welfare Facilities for Net Zero: The Case of Public Daycare Centers, Public Health Centers, and Public Medical Institutions
29/03/2024 - In 2021, the South Korean government highlighted the Green Remodeling Project for Public Buildings as a crucial initiative for reducing building emissions and tackling post-COVID challenges. Aimed at...
Research on Relative Humidity and Energy Savings for Air-Conditioned Spaces without Humidity Control When Adopting Air-to-Air Total Heat Exchangers in Winter
01/04/2024 - In view of the problem that the exchange effectiveness is calculated according to a fixed value or only considering the influence of outdoor air parameters when analyzing the suitability of total...
Development of Municipal Energy Management as Trigger of Future Energy Savings
26/03/2024 - Directive 2018/844/EU on energy efficiency claims that almost 80% of the final energy consumption in the EU is used within the buildings. The subsequent Directive (EU) 2023/1791 introduced in 2023...
Effect of grooving on the inner surface of the spherical capsule filled with DI water for rapid heat transfer in cool thermal energy storage applications
20/03/2024 - The demand for cooling applications increases severalfold; the integration of the CTES system will mitigate the demand and pollution caused by the building sectors. The objective of this study is...
Evaluating the Role of Green Infrastructure in Microclimate and Building Energy Efficiency
19/03/2024 - This study investigates how permeable and cool pavements, green roofs, and living walls affect microclimatic conditions and buildings’ energy consumption in an arid urban setting:...
Adaptation of Symbolic Discrete Control Synthesis for Energy-Efficient Multi-Pocket Milling
14/03/2024 - In engineering, cost minimization, especially in Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machining like pocket milling, is crucial. Existing tool path definition software often lacks optimization,...
Thermal, mechanical, and self-healing properties of polymer networks produced by photo-polymerizing ?-cyclodextrin-glycidyl methacrylate adduct and poly(ethylene glycol) methacrylate
08/03/2024 - Abstract Self-healing polymer networks have attracted much attention because of the contribution to resource and energy savings by improving their service life. Herein,...
Recent Advances in the Application of Agricultural Waste in Construction
11/03/2024 - On a global scale, millions of tons of diverse agricultural residues are generated annually. Most of these wastes are burned or dumped in landfills, which causes environmental pollution. Addressing...