International Journal of Sustainable and Green Energy

Volume 6, Issue 6, November 2017

  • Evaluation of Occupant Comfort in Office Buildings in Ghana

    Morkporkpor Delight Sedzro, Daniel Vindex Kwabla Domeh, Augustus Addy-Lamptey

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 6, November 2017
    Pages: 93-103
    Received: 26 August 2017
    Accepted: 26 September 2017
    Published: 15 December 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijrse.20170606.11
    Abstract: Occupant comfort, ranging from acoustic to thermal has been shown to affect health and work productivity in office buildings. Thus, the need to understand the link between these factors and work productivity considering Ghana’s recent growth in office infrastructure triggered by development in its economy cannot be overlooked. In this study, the of... Show More
  • Maintenance of a Small-Scale Parabolic Trough Concentrating Solar Power Plant in Louisiana

    Kenneth August Ritter III, Matthew Joseph Prilliman, Terrence Lynn Chambers, Jonathan Richard Raush

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 6, November 2017
    Pages: 104-111
    Received: 15 December 2017
    Accepted: 27 December 2017
    Published: 16 January 2018
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijrse.20170606.12
    Abstract: An accurate estimate of fixed operating costs is essential to determine the financial viability of any proposed project. Although other researchers have reported maintenance costs for large-scale concentrating solar power (CSP) plants in the United States [1 - 2], there is currently little information available specifically for small-scale CSP or s... Show More