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Publications for Kambiz Rakhshanbabanari

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Journal Articles

Morsali, S, Rakshanbabanari, K, Osmani, M, Cavalaro, S, Castro-Díaz, M, Parker, B, Sparkes, J, Needham, P, Newport, S, Sands, M, Massey, A (2024) Life cycle assessment of plasterboard production: a UK case study, Sustainability, 16, pp.1-22, ISSN: 2071-1050.

Rakhshanbabanari, K, Daneshkhah, A, Morel, J-C (2023) Stakeholders’ impact on the reuse potential of structural elements at the end-of-life of a building: a machine learning approach, Journal of Building Engineering, 70, 106351, ISSN: 2352-7102. DOI: 10.1016/j.jobe.2023.106351.

Charef, R, Morel, J-C, Rakhshanbabanari, K (2021) Barriers to implementing the circular economy in the construction industry: a critical review, Sustainability, 13(23), 12989, DOI: 10.3390/su132312989.

Vepa, A, Saleem, A, Rakhshanbabanari, K, Daneshkhah, A, Sedighi, T, Shohaimi, S, Omar, A, Salari, N, Chatrabgoun, O, Dharmaraj, D, Sami, J, Parekh, S, Ibrahim, M, Raza, M, Kapila, P, Chakrabarti, P (2021) Using machine learning algorithms to develop a clinical decision-making tool for COVID-19 inpatients, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(12), 6228, ISSN: 1661-7827. DOI: 10.3390/ijerph18126228.

Rakhshanbabanari, K, Morel, J-C, Daneshkhah, A (2021) Predicting the technical reusability of load-bearing building components: a probabilistic approach towards developing a Circular Economy framework, Journal of Building Engineering, 42, 102791, ISSN: 2352-7102. DOI: 10.1016/j.jobe.2021.102791.

Rakhshanbabanari, K, Morel, J-C, Daneshkhah, A (2021) A probabilistic predictive model for assessing the economic reusability of load-bearing building components: developing a Circular Economy framework, Sustainable Production and Consumption, 27, pp.630-642, ISSN: 2352-5509. DOI: 10.1016/j.spc.2021.01.031.

Rakhshan, K, Morel, J-C, Alaka, H, Charef, R (2020) Components reuse in the building sector – A systematic review, Waste Management & Research: The Journal for a Sustainable Circular Economy, 38(4), pp.347-370, ISSN: 0734-242X. DOI: 10.1177/0734242x20910463.

Rakhshan, K and Friess, WA (2017) Effectiveness and viability of residential building energy retrofits in Dubai, Journal of Building Engineering, 13, pp.116-126, ISSN: 2352-7102. DOI: 10.1016/j.jobe.2017.07.010.

Friess, WA and Rakhshan, K (2017) A review of passive envelope measures for improved building energy efficiency in the UAE, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 72, pp.485-496, ISSN: 1364-0321. DOI: 10.1016/j.rser.2017.01.026.

Friess, WA, Rakhshan, K, Davis, MP (2017) A global survey of adverse energetic effects of increased wall insulation in office buildings: degree day and climate zone indicators, Energy Efficiency, 10(1), pp.97-116, ISSN: 1570-646X. DOI: 10.1007/s12053-016-9441-z.

Rakhshan, K, Friess, WA, Tajerzadeh, S (2013) Evaluating the sustainability impact of improved building insulation: A case study in the Dubai residential built environment, Building and Environment, 67, pp.105-110, ISSN: 0360-1323. DOI: 10.1016/j.buildenv.2013.05.010.

Friess, WA, Rakhshan, K, Hendawi, TA, Tajerzadeh, S (2012) Wall insulation measures for residential villas in Dubai: A case study in energy efficiency, Energy and Buildings, 44, pp.26-32, ISSN: 0378-7788. DOI: 10.1016/j.enbuild.2011.10.005.


Wheen, C-L, Rakhshanbabanari, K, Fletcher, M (2023) The impact of roof design on embodied carbon and BIPV energy of a primary school building - An LCA-based study on the embodied carbon and PV generated energy of seven roof designs on a two-form entry primary school in Leeds, UK. In International Sustainable Ecological Engineering Design for Society (SEEDS) Conference 2023; International Sustainable Ecological Engineering Design for Society (SEEDS) Conference 2023, University of Suffolk, Ipswich, UK.


Gorse, C and Rakhshanbabanari, K (ed) (2023) Building Performance and Evaluation Guide, The Chartered Institute of Building, CIOB, ISBN: 9781739959227.


Rakhshanbabanari, K and Gorse, C (2023) Sustainable and operational assessment. In Gorse, C and Drotleff, BO (ed) Guide to Sustainability in the Built Environment, The Chartered Institute of Building, CIOB, pp.91-105, ISBN: 9781916771000.

Gorse, C, Clement, T, Piroozfar, P, Rakhshanbabanari, K (2023) Life Cycle Analysis of embodied and operational carbon and energy. In Gorse, C and Drotleff, BO (ed) Guide to Sustainability in the Built Environment, The Chartered Institute of Building, CIOB, pp.143-161, ISBN: 9781916771000.


Allinson, D, Roberts, BM, Lomas, K, Loveday, D, Gorse, C, Hardy, A, Thomas, F, Miles-Shenton, D, Johnston, D, Glew, D, Rakhshanbabanari, K, Fylan, F, Farmer, D, Elwell, C, Crawley, J, Hollick, F, Wingfield, J, Roberts, G, Reevell, L (2022) Technical evaluation of SMETER technologies (TEST) project, pp.1-183, Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy.

Parker, J, Glew, D, Rakhshanbabanari, K, Gorse, C (2021) Wikihouse - Thermal performance modelling & life cycle assessment, pp.1-52, Innovate UK.


Allinson, D, Crawley, J, Elwell, C, Farmer, D, Fylan, F, Glew, D, Gorse, C, Hardy, A, Hollick, F, Johnston, D, Lomas, KJ, Loveday, DL, Miles-Shenton, D, Parker, J, Rakhshanbabanari, K, Reevell, L, Roberts, B, Roberts, G, Thomas, F, Wingfield, J (2024) Technical Evaluation of SMETER Technologies Project, Phase 2 Data: Heat Transfer Coefficients, In-Use Temperature and Energy Data, Local Weather, Dwelling Information, and Occupancy Surveys From 30 English Dwellings, 2019-2021, DOI: 10.5255/UKDA-SN-856978.

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