Transitioning to low-carbon suburbs in hot-arid regions

The results from a two-year collaboration with the Masdar Institute of Technology have been published in Building & Environment. The research explored viable paths to developing and/or transitioning to low-carbon suburbs in hot-arid regions. The work undertook a case-study of Emirati villas in Abu Dhabi; analyzing the combined impact of energy efficiency gains through technology adoption and improved design, carbon intensity reduction through renewable energy transitions, and carbon sequestration from parcel scale tree planting. Read more here.