The International Journal of Low Carbon Technologies is a quarterly publication concerned with the challenge of climate change and its effects on the built environment and sustainability. Published in collaboration with the School of the Built Environment at the University of Nottingham, it publishes original quality research papers on issues of climate change, sustainable development and the built environment related to architecture, building services engineering, civil engineering, building engineering, urban design and other disciplines. It features in-depth articles, technical notes, review papers, book reviews and special issues devoted to international conferences. The journal encourages submissions related to interdisciplinary research in the built environment. IJLCT is available in paper and electronic formats. All articles are peer-reviewed by leading experts in the field.