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Nafisa Bhikhoo, ESD14-15, presents her research at ZEMCH 2016 in Malaysia

last modified Feb 03, 2017 05:51 PM
Nafisa Bhikhoo produced a dissertation titled “Energy Efficiency in Low Income Tropical Housing: A Study into Improving Thermal Comfort in Low Income Housing Designs in Thailand through the Effective Incorporation of Passive Design Strategies” as part of her Engineering for Sustainable Development MPhil in 2014-15.
Nafisa Bhikhoo, ESD14-15, presents her research at ZEMCH 2016 in Malaysia

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She worked with Supervisors Dr Heather Cruickshank and Dr Arman Hashemi. For more information see: Abstract

She has recently presented a paper at the ZEMCH 2016 conference in held in Malaysia.  ZEMCH is an acronym of Zero Energy Mass Custom Home aiming to tackle issues arising in the delivery of socially, economically and environmentally sustainable built environments in developed and developing countries, which accommodate people with different socio-economic backgrounds that relate to ages and abilities.

See: ZEMCH Conference 2016

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