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dc.contributor.authorAlhazim, Mohammad
dc.contributor.authorLittlewood, John
dc.contributor.authorCanavan, Keireine
dc.contributor.authorCarey, Penny
dc.date.accessioned2018-03-15T11:52:20Z
dc.date.available2018-03-15T11:52:20Z
dc.date.issued2017-12-18
dc.identifier.citationAlhazim, M., Littlewood, J., Canavan, K. and Carey, P. (2017) 'Sunlight analysis for the Kuwaiti Government dwelling design and effects on householders’ health', Energy Procedia, 134, pp.894-903.en_US
dc.identifier.issn1876-6102
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10369/9379
dc.descriptionPaper given at 9th International Conference on Sustainability in Energy and Buildings, SEB-17, 5-7 July 2017, Chania, Crete, Greece, published in Energy Procedia in December 2017 (online) available open access at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.egypro.2017.12.492en_US
dc.description.abstractThis paper discusses access to sunlight and daylight in contemporary Kuwaiti Government dwellings. Prevalence of vitamin D deficiency among the Kuwaiti population is related to a lack of exposure to sunlight radiation. Householders’ of the contemporary Kuwaiti Government dwellings in Al-Nahda town in Kuwait have been selected as a case study for the research project. Householders’ were interviewed about sunlight access into their dwelling and health issues associated with living in the dwelling. The research project includes a new design for the Kuwaiti Government dwellings, which has been analysed for sunlight and daylight access as related to Al-Nahda town location in Kuwait.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherElsevieren_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesEnergy Procedia;
dc.subjectsunlighten_US
dc.subjectdaylighten_US
dc.subjectvitamin Den_US
dc.subjectdwellingen_US
dc.titleSunlight analysis for the Kuwaiti Government dwelling design and effects on householders’ healthen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
dc.identifier.doihttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.egypro.2017.12.492
dcterms.dateAccepted2017-06
rioxxterms.funderCardiff Metropolitan Universityen_US
rioxxterms.identifier.projectCardiff Metropolian (Internal)en_US
rioxxterms.versionVoRen_US
rioxxterms.licenseref.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/en_US
rioxxterms.licenseref.startdate2018-03-15
rioxxterms.funder.project37baf166-7129-4cd4-b6a1-507454d1372een_US


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