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Building energy management systems for sports facilities in the Gulf region: a focus on impacts and considerations

Fadli, Fodil, Rezgui, Yacine, Petri, Ioan, Meskin, Nader, M. Ahmad, Ahmad, Hodorog, Andrei, Elnour, Mariam and Mohammedsherif, Hamdi 2021. Building energy management systems for sports facilities in the Gulf region: a focus on impacts and considerations. Presented at: 38th CIB W78 conference on Information and Communication Technologies, Luxembourg, 11-15 October 2021. Proceedings of the Conference CIB W78 2021. Luxembourg: CIB, pp. 723-733.

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Abstract

Sports tourism in the Gulf region started to flourish where several international sports events were secured for the next decade. This reflects on the number of sports facilities, their energy consumption, and CO2 emissions mainly due to the indoor and outdoor air conditioning requirements. This paper aims to emphasize the significance of energy management in sports facilities especially for hot climatic regions. It presents a review of the works for optimizing building management systems’ (BMSs) operation, anomaly diagnosis, and mitigation. It indicates their application scarcity for sports facilities compared to other types of buildings, and for the regions with hot and humid weather conditions compared to amiable and cold ones, in addition to the considerations for optimizing BMSs of sports facilities based on their type and regional location. An overview is presented of the impacts related to the security and the reliable operation of the BMSs of sports facilities given the advancements in the deployed technologies

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Status: Published
Schools: Engineering
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Publisher: CIB
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 17 November 2021
Date of Acceptance: 15 August 2021
Last Modified: 30 Jul 2022 08:43
URI: https://orca.cardiff.ac.uk/id/eprint/145401

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