Aims and Scope

The Journal of Green Building Design focuses on a wide range of key areas aimed at promoting energy efficiency and sustainability in building design and operation. The main aims and scopes of the journal include:

  1. Energy Management in Buildings (Reducing energy consumption and minimizing waste, leading to more efficient and sustainable building practices.)
  2. Renewable Energy Provision (creating buildings that can operate on renewable energy sources, ultimately striving towards achieving zero-energy buildings.)
  3. Enhanced Performance of Mechanical and Electrical Systems (Improving the performance of HVAC systems by enhancing thermal-cooling efficiency, as well as improving indoor air quality and lighting conditions within buildings)
  4. Building Information Modeling (Evaluating the impact of architectural designs on building energy consumption, taking into account geometric and environmental factors to enhance energy efficiency.)
  5. Sustainable Green Building Development (Working towards minimizing environmental impacts during the construction and operation phases of buildings through sustainable practices.)
  6. Building Energy Auditing (Reducing overall energy consumption, increasing efficiency, and minimizing energy wastage within buildings.)
  7. Smart Building Technologies (Emphasizing advancements in technology and the application of intelligent Building Management Systems to optimize energy usage and improve operational efficiency.)
  8. Life Cycle Assessment of Building Energy (Evaluating the energy consumption of building materials over their entire life cycle to make informed decisions on sustainable choices.)
  9. Network-Integrated Building Energy Management (Optimizing energy supply and demand models within buildings to achieve better energy efficiency and resource management.)
  10. Thermal Comfort Evaluation in Buildings (Adapting consumption conditions based on thermal comfort models to ensure occupant comfort while maintaining energy efficiency.)
  11. Innovative Building Materials Development: (Exploring the optimization of building energy consumption through the use of innovative materials such as phase change materials, insulating materials, and heat flow conducting materials.)
  12. Active and Passive Solar System Modeling: (Reducing thermal exchange with the external environment and enhancing overall environmental conditions efficiency through the modeling of active and passive solar systems.)