Sustainability in Energy and Buildings, SEB-14
Cardiff, Wales, UK
25 - 27 June 2014



News About Conference Proceedings: Publishing the proceedings has been delayed by a number of authors who were very late in providing the final files for their papers. However, the files are now with the publisher and we anticpate publication in December 2014.


Following the success of earlier events in the series, SEB-14, the Sixth International Conference on Sustainability in Energy and Buildings took place in the vibrant city of Cardiff, organised by the Ecological Built Environment Research and Enterprise (EBERE) group at Cardiff School of Art and Design, Cardiff Metropolitan University in partnership with KES International.

SEB-14 attracted participation and paper submissions across a broad range of sustainability and energy related topics relevant to the main theme of Sustainability in Energy and Buildings.

Applicable areas included sustainable design and of buildings, neighbourhoods and cities (built and natural environment); optimisation and modelling techniques; smart energy systems for smart cities; green information communications technology; and well as a broad range of solar, wind, wave and other renewable energy topics.

The aim of the conference was to bring together researchers and government and industry professionals to discuss the future of energy in buildings, neighbourhoods and cities from a theoretical, practical, implementation and simulation perspective. The conference formed an exciting chance to present, interact, and learn about the latest research in Sustainability in Energy and Buildings.

In addition to presentations of full and short papers in general tracks and invited session tracks, SEB-14 also included expert keynote talks, doctoral student poster sessions and workshops.

Cardiff is well established as 'Europe's Youngest Capital' but its history dates back more than 2000 years to the Romans. Bute Park It was once one of the busiest ports in the world, exporting the coal which fuelled the industrial revolution. Lively, elegant, confident, cosmopolitan, Cardiff caters for all tastes, offering everything from the excitement of a vibrant city life to the peace and tranquility of the nearby coast and countryside.A city with both heritage and ambition, Cardiff has a distinctive character, a good quality of life, and a growing national and international reputation.

The Australian Research Council Excellence for Research in Australia survey in 2010 (ERA2010) rated SEB as a Grade 'A' (top grade) conference.


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