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Research Interests

  • Reuse in construction
  • LCA
  • Sustainability in the built environment
  • Energy efficiency in the built environment
  • Energy recovery systems for building applications
  • Renewable energy systems
  • Engineering economics

Education/Academic qualification

Mechanical Engineering, MEng, Rochester Institute of Technology, Dubai

Sep 2010Aug 2012

Mechanical Engineering, Hormozgan University

Jan 19981 Oct 2002

External positions

Energy Consultant, Petrofac International Ltd.

May 2007Sep 2017

Piping engineer, PIDEC

2003May 2007

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Research Output 2012 2017

  • 127 Citations
  • 5 h-Index
  • 5 Article
5 Citations (Scopus)

A global survey of adverse energetic effects of increased wall insulation in office buildings: degree day and climate zone indicators

Friess, W. A., Rakhshanbabanari, K. & Davis, M. P., Feb 2017, In : Energy Efficiency. 10, 1, p. 97-116 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Office buildings
Energy utilization
33 Citations (Scopus)
111 Downloads (Pure)

A review of passive envelope measures for improved building energy efficiency in the UAE

Friess, W. A. & Rakhshanbabanari, K., May 2017, In : Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 72, p. 485-496 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Energy efficiency
Office buildings
Energy conservation
Energy utilization

Effectiveness and viability of residential building energy retrofits in Dubai

Rakhshanbabanari, K. & Friess, W. A., Sep 2017, In : Journal of Building Engineering. 13, p. 116-126 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Air conditioning
Energy efficiency
Energy utilization
13 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluating the sustainability impact of improved building insulation: A case study in the Dubai residential built environment

Rakhshanbabanari, K., Friess, W. A. & Tajerzadeh, S., Sep 2013, In : Building and Environment. 67, p. 105-110 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

residential environment
Sustainable development

Wall insulation measures for residential villas in Dubai: A case study in energy efficiency

Friess, W. A., Rakhshanbabanari, K., Hendawi, T. A. & Tajerzadeh, S., Jan 2012, In : Energy and Buildings. 44, p. 26-32 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Energy efficiency
Energy utilization
Thermal effects