A guideline for assessing the suitability of earth-sheltered mass-housing in hot-arid climates

A. A. Al-Temeemi, D. J. Harris

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    Abstract

    An assessment guideline for implementing earth-sheltered housing for hot-arid climates is presented. The literature is first searched in order to investigate the advantages and disadvantages of the earth-sheltered scheme. This literature search forms the rationale for the relevant stages of the assessment guideline. Each stage is discussed and possible methods of application are presented. © 2004 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)251-260
    Number of pages10
    JournalEnergy and Buildings
    Volume36
    Issue number3
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Mar 2004

    Keywords

    • Earth-sheltered
    • Hot-arid climates
    • Kuwait

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