Smartphones

In Japan, where I live, the number of people who have smartphones has been dramatically increasing in the last 5 years. I personally agree that smartphones has a positive impact on us. I feel this way for two reasons, which I will explore in the following essay. First of all, the smartphones enable us to…

Studies in Southern Europe, and particularly in Greece, demonstrated that, for a representative building in the central Athens area, the cooling

Studies in Southern Europe, and particularly in Greece, demonstrated that, for a representative building in the central Athens area, the cooling load almost doubles due to the urban heat island effect for indoor temperatures of 26 oC. Peak electricity loads may even treble if an indoor temperature of 19 oC is reached [3]. At the…