Modular breathing panels for energy efficient, healthy building construction

M.S. Imbabi

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The paper presents the state-of-the-art and the science underlying a new generation of modular breathing wall systems, and their implementation in new and refurbishment building projects. Examples of how these new breathing wall systems are being implemented in the UK and in other countries will be briefly outlined. (c) 2005 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)729-738
Number of pages10
JournalRenewable Energy
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2006

Bibliographical note

The author would like to acknowledge EBP staff for their invaluable contributions. The list includes Mr Andrew Peacock, Miss Sharon Smith, and Mr Alastair Pinkerton. In addition, he would like to thank the following research team members and colleagues at Aberdeen University: Mr Jim Wong, Mr James Banks, Professor Fred Glasser, Dr Liz Rattray and Mr Eddie Stephens.


  • breathing
  • building
  • carbon reduction
  • dynamic insulation
  • energy efficiency
  • filtration
  • indoor air quality
  • modular breathing panel
  • urban pollution

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