Organization profile

Organisation profile

The Centre for Energy and the Design of Environments (EDEn) promotes research in the field of sustainable building design and environmental engineering.

We are at the cutting edge of research in design sustainability, natural processes and renewable energy. We also draw on links with industry to promote energy efficient and climate awareness design.

We attract funding from national and international bodies such as the Royal Academy of Engineering, the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, and the European Union.

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Thermal comfort Engineering & Materials Science
Ventilation Engineering & Materials Science
weather Earth & Environmental Sciences
Time series Engineering & Materials Science
building Social Sciences
shelter Earth & Environmental Sciences
refugee Earth & Environmental Sciences
Energy utilization Engineering & Materials Science

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Projects 2017 2022

Research Output 2009 2019

1 Citation (Scopus)

An integrated model for position-based productivity and energy costs optimization in offices

Mofidi, F. & Akbari, H., 15 Jan 2019, Energy and Buildings, 183, p. 559-580 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Can Passivhaus save the planet? Probably not

Shawa, B., Kershaw, T. & Natarajan, S., 11 Jun 2019, 6th Annual LoLo Conference for Early Career Researchers: Building Energy Resilience. Loughborough University

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Design for occupational safety and health: key attributes for organisational capability

Manu, P., Poghosyan Hopes, A., Mahamadu, A., Mahdjoubi, L., Gibb, A., Behm, M. & Akinade, O. O., 10 May 2019, In : Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management. 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Datasets

Dataset for "Mitigation versus adaptation: Does insulating buildings increase overheating risk?"

Fosas De Pando, D. (Creator), Coley, D. (Creator), Natarajan, S. (Creator), Herrera, M. (Creator), Fosas de Pando, M. (Creator), Ramallo Gonzalez, A. (Creator), University of Bath, 26 Jul 2018

Dataset

Data for 'Toward healthy housing for the displaced'

Albadra, D. (Creator), Coley, D. (Creator), Hart, J. (Creator), University of Bath, 11 Jan 2018

Dataset

Student theses

An Investigation of the Effect of a Building's Characteristics on the Thermal Environment of Naturally Ventilated Educational Offices

Author: Lakeridou, M., 1 Jul 2010

Supervisor: Nikolopoulou, M. (Supervisor) & Natarajan, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisMPhil

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Characterizing the relationship between energy and urban form using data, scaling and combined metrics

Author: Osorio, B. M., 3 Nov 2017

Supervisor: McCullen, N. (Supervisor), Walker, I. (Supervisor) & Coley, D. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Creation of Hot Summer Years and Evaluation of Overheating Risk at a High Spatial Resolution under a Changing Climate

Author: Liu, C., 3 Nov 2017

Supervisor: Coley, D. (Supervisor), Kershaw, T. (Supervisor) & Natarajan, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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