Hashem Akbari mostly deals with Roof, Meteorology, Urban heat island, Reflective surfaces and Environmental engineering. His work deals with themes such as Electricity, Ceiling, Cooling energy, Downtown and Efficient energy use, which intersect with Roof. Hashem Akbari interconnects Albedo, Atmospheric sciences and Global cooling in the investigation of issues within Meteorology.
His Urban heat island research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Air quality index, Environmental planning, Civil engineering and Environmental protection. His Environmental engineering research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Energy conservation, Building energy simulation and Air conditioning. As part of the same scientific family, he usually focuses on Air conditioning, concentrating on Evapotranspiration and intersecting with Climate model, ASHRAE 90.1 and Microclimate.
Hashem Akbari focuses on Roof, Urban heat island, Reflective surfaces, Meteorology and Albedo. His Roof research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Energy conservation, Electricity, Environmental engineering, Energy consumption and Air conditioning. His work deals with themes such as Efficient energy use and Building energy simulation, which intersect with Energy conservation.
His Urban heat island study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Thermal comfort, Solar gain, Urban area, Air quality index and Urban climate. His research investigates the connection between Meteorology and topics such as Solar energy that intersect with problems in Optics. The Albedo study combines topics in areas such as Climatology, Weather Research and Forecasting Model, Mesoscale meteorology and Shortwave.
His main research concerns Urban heat island, Urban climate, Reflective surfaces, Roof and Albedo. Urban heat island is a subfield of Meteorology that he explores. His work on Thermal mass as part of general Meteorology study is frequently linked to Heating energy, bridging the gap between disciplines.
His Urban climate research incorporates elements of Thermal comfort, Environmental resource management and Air quality index. The concepts of his Roof study are interwoven with issues in Energy consumption, Snow and Air conditioning. His Albedo study combines topics in areas such as Climatology, Weather Research and Forecasting Model and Mesoscale meteorology.
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Cool surfaces and shade trees to reduce energy use and improve air quality in urban areas
H Akbari;M Pomerantz;H Taha.
Solar Energy (2001)
COOL COMMUNITIES: STRATEGIES FOR HEAT ISLAND MITIGATION AND SMOG REDUCTION
Arthur H. Rosenfeld;Hashem Akbari;Joseph J. Romm;Melvin Pomerantz.
Energy and Buildings (1998)
Mitigation of urban heat islands: materials, utility programs, updates
Arthur H. Rosenfeld;Hashem Akbari;Sarah Bretz;Beth L. Fishman.
Energy and Buildings (1995)
Estimating the effect of using cool coatings on energy loads and thermal comfort in residential buildings in various climatic conditions
A. Synnefa;M. Santamouris;H. Akbari.
Energy and Buildings (2007)
Global Cooling: Increasing World-Wide Urban Albedos to Offset CO2
Hashem Akbari;Surabi Menon;Arthur Rosenfeld.
Climatic Change (2009)
Calculating energy-saving potentials of heat-island reduction strategies
H. Akbari;S. Konopacki.
Energy Policy (2005)
The Potential of Vegetation in Reducing Summer Cooling Loads in Residential Buildings
Y. J. Huang;H. Akbari;H. Taha;A. H. Rosenfeld.
Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology (1987)
Residential cooling loads and the urban heat island—the effects of albedo
Haider Taha;Hashem Akbari;Arthur Rosenfeld;Joe Huang.
Building and Environment (1988)
Peak power and cooling energy savings of shade trees
Hashem Akbari;Dan M. Kurn;Sarah E. Bretz;James W. Hanford.
Energy and Buildings (1997)
Solar spectral optical properties of pigments. Part I: model for deriving scattering and absorption coefficients from transmittance and reflectance measurements
Ronnen Levinson;Paul Berdahl;Hashem Akbari.
Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells (2005)
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