ISSN: 2188-1146 – The European Conference on Sustainability, Energy and the Environment 2013 – Official Conference Proceedings

ECSEE 2013, Brighton, UK - Sustainability, Society, and the Environment: Searching for Synergies
Brighton, UK
July 4 - 7, 2013
ISSN: 2188-1146


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Proceedings Contents

The Techno-Agrarian Renaissance - Introducing ""The Rain Forest Model of International Economic Development"" and Other New Metrics for the Economy
Authors:Susan Grider Montgomery, HEALTH COMES FIRST!!!, USA
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Solar Water Heating: The Case of Mauritius
Authors:Mohammad Elahee, The University of Mauritius, Mauritius
M H Beeharry, The University of Mauritius, Mauritius
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Responses of Multiple Biomarkers to Chloroaniline Coexposure in ""Carassius Auratus""
Authors:Guanghua Lu, Hohai University, China
Tao Chen, Hohai University, China
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Passive House to Improve the Environment
Authors:Alberto Gutiérrez Escolar, University of Alcalá, Spain
Ana Castillo Martíez,University of Alcalá, Spain
Rafael Fando Mestre, Ferrovial, Spain
Gabriel Cuervo Leicach,Ferrovial, Spain
José Manuel Gómez Pulido, University of Alcalá, Spain
José-María Gutiérrez-Martínez,University of Alcalá, Spain
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Acute and Chronic Effects of Metal Nanoparticles on ""Daphnia Magna""
Authors:Jun Xia, Hohai University, China
Guanghua Lu, Hohai University, China
Haizhou Zhao, China Machicery International Engineering & Research Institute Co.,Ltd., China
Lisha Sun, Hohai University, China
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Urban Agriculture's Synergies with Ecological and Social Sustainability: Food, Nature, and Community
Authors:George Martin, University of Surrey
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Economic Impact and Water Use Trade-offs and Synergies: A Case Study of the Cyprus Tourism Sector
Authors:Michalis Hadjikakou, University of Surrey, UK
Jonathan Chenoweth, University of Surrey, UK
Graham Miller, University of Surrey, UK
Angela Druckman, University of Surrey, UK
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Architecture Culture in the Mediterranean Region - Specific Tactics of Passive Conditioning in Our Architectural Heritage
Authors:Susana Varela Alvaro, Technical University of Madrid, Spain
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Optimization of Ca-Based Sorbents for Acidic Gases Removal Produced by Municipal Solid Waste Combustion 
Authors:Lina Ma, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
Joke Goethals, Keppel Seghers Belgium, Belgium
Kenneth Villani, Keppel Seghers Belgium, Belgium
Johan de Greef, Keppel Seghers Belgium, Belgium
Bart Degreef, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
Tiriana Segato, Université libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
Marc Sykes, Grundon Waste Management Ltd., UK
Janos Kocsis, Grundon Waste Management Ltd., UK
Harry Verelst, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
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Energy Retrofitting in Architectural Heritage, Possible Risks due to the Missing of a Specific Legislative and Methodological Protocol
Authors:Giovanni Litti, University of Antwerp, Belgium
Amaryllis Audenaert, University of Antwerp, Belgium
Johan Braet, University of Antwerp, Belgium
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The Earth and Ice-Pits Sustainable Architecture in Iran
Authors:Sepideh Sadat Korsavi, Shiraz University, Iran
Sahebe Mehdizade, Shiraz University, Iran
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Towards Sustainable Housing in Palestine
Authors:Omar Asfour, Islamic University of Gaza, Palestinian Territories
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Long Term and Current Urban Atmospheric Variation Changes at Ipoh City, Malaysia
Authors:Mohd Hairy Ibrahim, Education University of Sultan Idris, Malaysia
Jamaluddin Md Jahi, National University of Malaysia
Abd Samad Hadi, National University of Malaysia
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Integration of Renewable Energy Technologies in the Lebanese Electric Power System
Authors:Raymond Ghajar, Lebanese American University, Lebanon
Riad Chedid, Lebanese American University, Lebanon
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An Analysis of Comprehensive Effectiveness of Tokyo’s Climate Policies
Authors:Miho Kamei, National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan
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Production of Amino Acid by ""R. sulfoviridis"" Grown on Pineapple Peel Extract at Three pH Values
Authors:Ifeoma Mbachu, Anambra State University, Nigeria
Chima Mbachu, Anambra State University, Nigeria
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Life Cycle Cost and Assessment Model for Systems and Sources of Lighting in the Middle East
Authors:A Samer Ezeldin, American University in Cairo, Egypt
Noran Wahid Fahmy Heteba, American University in Cairo, Egypt
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Sustainability in Kalash Textile and Fashion
Authors:Beenish Tahir, Punjab University, Pakistan
Asna Mubashra, Punjab University, Pakistan
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Experimental Validation of a Lumped Parameter Model to Predict the Energy Performance of an Electrical Domestic Oven
Authors:Joaquin Capablo, Whirlpool, Italy
Nelson Garcia-Polanco, Whirlpool, Italy
John Doyle, Whirlpool, Italy
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Removal of Malachite Green (MG) Dye from Wastewater Solution by Adsorption Using Khulays Natural Bentonite
Authors:Saad Al-Shahrani, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia
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A Plane of ""Shine"" in Search of Synergy
Authors:Asna Mubashra, Punjab University, Pakistan
Beenish Tahir, Punjab University, Pakistan
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The Development of a Low-Carbon Tourism Application for Carbon Reduction in Tourism Sector in Penghu, Taiwan
Authors:Pei-Hao Li, Green Energy and Environment Research Laboratories, Industrial Technology Research Institute, Taiwan
Geng-Yuan Chen, Green Energy and Environment, Research Laboratories, Industrial Technology Research Institute, Taiwan
Wei-Chun Chiang, Bureau of Energy, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Taiwan
Shyang-Chyuan Fang, National Penghu University of Science and Technology, Dept. of Tourism and Leisure, Taiwan
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Changing Energy Behaviour - The Story of Local Projects
Authors:Beck Collins, Birmingham City University, UK
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A Systemic Approach for Preliminary Proposals of Sustainable Retrofit in Historic Settlements - The Case Study of Villages Hit by Earthquake
Authors:Paola Boarin, University of Ferrara, Italy
Pietromaria Davoli, University of Ferrara, Italy
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Analysis for Materials Flows Indicators: Measuring Sustainability in Coastal Tourist Destinations
Authors:Maria Nieves Suarez, Technical University of Catalonia, Spain
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The Effectiveness of Strategic Human Resources Management (HRM) on Developing the Lean-Centric Approach (LCA) towards Integrated Supply Chain Management (ISCM) Sustainability
Authors:Mahmoud Ramadan, Arab Academy for Science, Technology And Martime Transport
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Teacher and Students’ Relationship in Nigeria Higher Institutions: Effect on Students’ Learning, Intellectual Change and Development
Authors:James Olaogun, Ekiti State University, Nigeria
Catherine Oluyemo, Ekiti State University, Nigeria