Publications

Patents/Utility Models

Cuce E, Cuce PM. Fresnel lens driven instant and efficient domestic hot water producer. Turkish Patent Institute, 2015/15776, registered in 2017.

International Books

Cuce E, Besir AB, Cuce PM. Greenery systems toward low/zero carbon buildings. Chapter in Low Carbon Technology and Economy. InTechOpen, April 2018.

Cuce E. Toward thermal superinsulation technologies in buildings: Latest developments in glazing and building fabric. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Saarbrücken, Germany, 2015.

Journal Papers

Cuce E. Accurate and reliable U-value assessment of argon-filled double glazed windows: A numerical and experimental investigation. Energy and Buildings 2018; 171: 100–106.

Cuce E. Improving thermal power of a cylindrical solar cooker via novel micro/nano porous absorbers: A thermodynamic analysis with experimental validation. Solar Energy 2018; 176: 211–219.

Cuce E, Cuce PM, Guclu T, Besir AB, Gokce E, Serencam U. A novel method based on thermal conductivity for material identification in scrap industry: An experimental validation. Measurement 2018; 127: 379389.

Daneshazarian R, Cuce E, Cuce PM, Sher F. Concentrating photovoltaic thermal (CPVT) collectors and systems: A comprehensive review. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 2018; 81(1): 473–492.

Besir AB, Cuce E. Green roofs and facades: A comprehensive review. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 2018; 82(1): 915–939.

Cuce E, Oztekin EK, Cuce PM. Hybrid photovoltaic/thermal (HPV/T) systems: From theory to applications. Energy Research Journal 2018; (In Press).

Cuce E, Oztekin EK, Cuce PM. Heat transfer enhancement in cylindrical fins through longitudinal parabolic perforations. International Journal of Ambient Energy 2018; (In Press).

Cuce E, Nachan Z, Cuce PM, Sher F, Neighbour GB. Strategies for ideal indoor environments towards low/zero carbon buildings through a biomimetic approach. International Journal of Ambient Energy 2018; (In Press).

Cuce E, Cuce PM, Bali T. Impact of humidity on current parameters of solar cells. Journal of Energy Systems 2018; 2(3): 8496.

Cuce PM, Cuce E. Toward cost-effective and energy-efficient heat recovery systems in buildings: Thermal performance monitoring. Energy 2017; 137: 487–494.

Cuce E, Cuce PM, Karakas IH, Bali T. An accurate model for photovoltaic (PV) modules to determine electrical characteristics and thermodynamic performance parameters. Energy Conversion and Management 2017; 146: 205–216.

Cuce E. Role of airtightness in energy loss from windows: Experimental results from in-situ tests. Energy and Buildings 2017; 139: 449–455.

Cuce E. Experimental and numerical investigation of a novel energy-efficient window technology for low-carbon buildings: Vacuum tube window. Indoor and Built Environment 2017; 26(1): 44–59.

Cuce E. Thermal regulation impact of green walls: An experimental and numerical investigation. Applied Energy 2017; 194: 247–254.

Cuce E, Riffat SB. A smart building material for low/zero carbon applications: Heat insulation solar glass – Characteristic results from laboratory and in-situ tests. International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies 2017; 12(2): 126–135.

Cuce E, Cuce PM. Solar pond window technology for energy-efficient retrofitting of buildings: An experimental and numerical investigation. Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering 2017; 42: 1909–1916.

Moretti E, Merli F, Buratti C, Cuce E. Thermal and acoustic properties of aerogels: Preliminary investigation of the influence of granule size. Energy Procedia 2017; 111: 472–480.

Cuce E. Role of airtightness in overall thermal insulation performance of conventional windows. Dicle Üniversitesi Mühendislik Fakültesi Mühendislik Dergisi 2017; 8(1): 159–174.

Daneshazarian R, Cuce E, Cuce PM. An overview of concentrating photovoltaic thermal (CPVT) collectors. Energy Research Journal 2017; 8(1): 11–21.

Cuce PM, Cuce E, Riffat SB. A novel roof type heat recovery panel for low-carbon buildings: An experimental investigation. Energy and Buildings 2016; 113: 133–138.

Cuce E. Toward multi-functional PV glazing technologies in low/zero carbon buildings: Heat insulation solar glass – Latest developments and future prospects. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 2016; 60: 1286–1301.

Cuce E, Cuce PM. The impact of internal aerogel retrofitting on the thermal bridges of residential buildings: An experimental and statistical research. Energy and Buildings 2016; 116: 449–454.

Cuce E, Cuce PM, Young CH. Energy saving potential of heat insulation solar glass: Key results from laboratory and in-situ testing. Energy 2016; 97: 369–380.

Cuce E, Harjunowibowo D, Cuce PM. Renewable and sustainable energy saving strategies for greenhouse systems: A comprehensive review. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 2016; 64: 34–59.

Cuce E, Cuce PM. Vacuum glazing for highly insulating windows: Recent developments and future prospects. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 2016; 54: 1345–1357.

Cuce E. An overview of domestic energy consumption in the UK: past, present and future. International Journal of Ambient Energy 2016; 37(4): 428–435.

Cuce E, Cuce PM, Riffat SB. Novel glazing technologies to mitigate energy consumption in low-carbon buildings: A comparative experimental investigation. International Journal of Energy Research 2016; 40: 537–549.

Cuce E, Riffat SB. A comprehensive assessment of sectoral energy consumption in the UK: past, present and future. International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies 2016; 11(3): 424–430.

Cuce E, Riffat SB. Aerogel-assisted support pillars for thermal performance enhancement of vacuum glazing: A CFD research for a commercial product. Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering 2015; 40(8): 2233–2238.

Cuce E, Cuce PM. Theoretical investigation of hot box solar cookers having conventional and finned absorber plates. International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies 2015; 10(3): 238–245.

Cuce E, Young CH, Riffat SB. Thermal insulation, power generation, lighting and energy saving performance of heat insulation solar glass as a curtain wall application in Taiwan: A comparative experimental study. Energy Conversion and Management 2015; 96: 31–38.

Cuce E, Riffat SB. Vacuum tube window technology for highly insulating building fabric: An experimental and numerical investigation. Vacuum 2015; 111: 83–91.

Cuce E, Cuce PM. A successful application of homotopy perturbation method for efficiency and effectiveness assessment of longitudinal porous fins. Energy Conversion and Management 2015; 93: 92–99.

Cuce E, Young CH, Riffat SB. Thermal performance investigation of heat insulation solar glass: A comparative experimental study. Energy and Buildings 2015; 86: 595–600.

Cuce E, Riffat SB. A state-of-the-art review on innovative glazing technologies. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 2015; 41: 695–714.

Cuce E, Cuce PM. Energetic and exergetic performance assessment of solar cookers with different geometrical designs. International Journal of Ambient Energy 2015; 36(2): 62–69.

Cuce PM, Cuce E. Comments on “Analytical expression for electrical efficiency of PV/T hybrid air collector” by S. Dubey, G.S. Sandhu, and G.N. Tiwari. International Journal of Ambient Energy 2015; 36(4): 206–208.

Cuce E, Young CH, Riffat SB. Performance investigation of heat insulation solar glass for low-carbon buildings. Energy Conversion and Management 2014; 88: 834–841.

Cuce E, Cuce PM. Improving thermodynamic performance parameters of silicon photovoltaic cells via air cooling. International Journal of Ambient Energy 2014; 35(4): 193–199.

Cuce PM, Cuce E, Aygun C. Homotopy perturbation method for temperature distribution, fin efficiency and fin effectiveness of convective straight fins. International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies 2014; 9(1): 80–84.

Cuce E, Riffat SB. Toward energy-efficient window technologies in low carbon buildings: CFD simulation of novel vacuum tube window. WSSET Newsletter 2014; 6(1).

Cuce E, Cuce PM, Wood CJ, Riffat SB. Optimizing insulation thickness and analysing environmental impacts of aerogel-based thermal superinsulation in buildings. Energy and Buildings 2014; 77: 28–39.

Cuce E, Cuce PM, Wood CJ, Riffat SB. Toward aerogel based thermal superinsulation in buildings: A comprehensive review. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 2014; 34: 273–299.

Cuce PM, Cuce E. Optimization of configurations to enhance heat transfer from a longitudinal fin exposed to natural convection and radiation. International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies 2014; 9(4): 305–310.

Cuce E. Development of innovative window and fabric technologies for low-carbon buildings. D. Thesis, The University of Nottingham, 2014.

Cuce E, Cuce PM. Tilt angle optimization and passive cooling of building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPVs) for better electrical performance. Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering 2014; 39(11): 8199–8207.

Cuce E, Cuce PM, Bali T. An experimental analysis of illumination intensity and temperature dependency of photovoltaic cell parameters. Applied Energy 2013; 111: 374–382.

Cuce E, Cuce PM. Homotopy perturbation method for temperature distribution, fin efficiency and fin effectiveness of convective straight fins with temperature-dependent thermal conductivity. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science 2013; 227(8): 1754–1760.

Cuce E, Cuce PM. A comprehensive review on solar cookers. Applied Energy 2013; 102: 1399–1421.

Cuce E, Cuce PM. Effects of concavity level on heat loss, effectiveness and efficiency of a longitudinal fin exposed to natural convection and radiation. International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat and Fluid Flow 2013; 23(7): 1169–1178.

Cuce E, Cuce PM. He’s homotopy perturbation method for prey and predator problem considering real life situations. Far East Journal of Applied Mathematics 2013; 76(1): 13–24.

Cuce PM, Cuce E. A novel model of photovoltaic modules for parameter estimation and thermodynamic assessment. International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies 2012; 7(2): 159–165.

Riffat SB, Cuce E. A review on hybrid photovoltaic/thermal collectors and systems. International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies 2011; 6(3): 212–241.

Cuce E, Bali T, Sekucoglu SA. Effects of passive cooling on performance of silicon photovoltaic cells. International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies 2011; 6(4): 299–308.

Cuce E. Thermodynamic analysis of the effectiveness of different types of PV modules for wet conditions. Sc. Thesis, Karadeniz Technical University, 2009.

Conference Papers

Cuce PM, Cuce E. Optical performance parameters of thermally resistive PV glazing (TR-PVG). International Conference on Photonics Research. 8-12 October 2018, Antalya, Turkey.

Besir AB, Guclu T, Cuce PM, Cuce E. Global necessity to nearly zero-energy buildings (nZEB). International Congress on Engineering and Life Science. 26-29 April 2018, Kastamonu, Turkey.

Besir AB, Guclu T, Cuce PM, Cuce E. Role of greenery systems in the U-value of building envelopes. International Congress on Engineering and Life Science. 26-29 April 2018, Kastamonu, Turkey.

Cuce PM, Cuce E, Guclu T, Besir AB, Gokce E. A new technique for sorting of metals in scrap industry. International Congress on Engineering and Life Science. 26-29 April 2018, Kastamonu, Turkey.

Cuce E, Cuce PM, Guclu T, Besir AB. Thermally resistive PV glazing (TR-PVG) systems. International Congress on Engineering and Life Science. 26-29 April 2018, Kastamonu, Turkey.

Cuce E, Cuce PM, Besir AB, Guclu T. U-value analysis of argon filled double glazed windows. International Congress on Engineering and Life Science. 26-29 April 2018, Kastamonu, Turkey.

Guclu T, Besir AB, Cuce PM, Cuce E. Thermoelectric refrigeration systems: From theory to applications. International Congress on Engineering and Life Science. 26-29 April 2018, Kastamonu, Turkey.

Besir AB, Cuce PM, Guclu T, Cuce E. Greenery systems as an energy-efficient retrofit solution toward 2030 and 2050 zero-carbon building targets. First International Symposium on Multidisciplinary Studies and Innovative Technologies. 2-4 November 2017, Tokat, Turkey.

Guclu T, Cuce PM, Besir AB, Cuce E. Thermoelectric coolers (TECs) for potential air-conditioning applications in buildings. First International Symposium on Multidisciplinary Studies and Innovative Technologies. 2-4 November 2017, Tokat, Turkey.

Oztekin EK, Cuce E. Material selection for an optimized fin geometry through longitudinal perforations by using analytical hierarchy process. First International Symposium on Multidisciplinary Studies and Innovative Technologies. 2-4 November 2017, Tokat, Turkey.

Oztekin EK, Cuce PM, Cuce E. Photovoltaic thermal (PV/T) powered multi-generation systems: A review. International Conference on Engineering Technologies. 07-09 December 2017, Konya, Turkey.

Guclu T, Besir AB, Cuce PM, Cuce E. Thermal performance assessment of thermoelectric coolers for micro space cooling. International Conference on Engineering Technologies. 07-09 December 2017, Konya, Turkey.

Guclu T, Besir AB, Cuce PM, Cuce E. The comparison of greenery systems in terms of energy saving. International Conference on Engineering Technologies. 07-09 December 2017, Konya, Turkey.

Cuce PM, Cuce E. Reliability of single-diode mathematical models in parameter extraction of PV cells: An experimental and numerical investigation. International Conference on Advanced Engineering Technologies. 21-23 September 2017, Bayburt, Turkey.

Besir AB, Cuce E, Guclu T. Regional and seasonal aspects of energy saving in buildings with green roofs. International Conference on Advanced Engineering Technologies. 21-23 September 2017, Bayburt, Turkey.

Guclu T, Cuce E, Besir AB. A systematic overview of thermoelectric coolers (TECs). International Conference on Advanced Engineering Technologies. 21-23 September 2017, Bayburt, Turkey.

Oztekin EK, Cuce E. Performance assessment of hybrid photovoltaic thermal (PV/T) collectors and systems: A review. International Conference on Advanced Engineering Technologies. 21-23 September 2017, Bayburt, Turkey.

Oztekin EK, Cuce E. Heat transfer enhancement in cylindrical fins through longitudinal parabolic perforations. International Conference on Advanced Engineering Technologies. 21-23 September 2017, Bayburt, Turkey.

Cuce PM, Cuce E. Smart solutions in heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems toward low/zero carbon buildings. International Conference on Advanced Engineering Technologies. 21-23 September 2017, Bayburt, Turkey.

Buratti C, Cuce E, Merli F, Moretti E. Thermal and acoustic properties of aerogels: Preliminary investigation of the influence of granule size. Eighth International Conference on Sustainability in Energy and Buildings. 11-13 September 2016, Turin, Italy.

Cuce E, Cuce PM. Buildings of future: Smart, low-cost and energy-efficient solutions. Second International Conference on Industrial, Mechanical, Electrical and Chemical Engineering and Annual Conference on Industrial and System Engineering. 6-7 October 2016, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

Ding Y, Cuce E, Riffat SB, Lu C. Initial experimental investigation of environmental performance of greenhouse under innovative energy saving and climate control systems. Fifteenth International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies. 19-22 July 2016, Singapore.

Cuce PM, Cuce E, Bayraktar KG, Riffat SB. In-situ thermal performance monitoring of a novel domestic heat recovery unit. Fifteenth International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies. 19-22 July 2016, Singapore.

Cuce E, Cuce PM. Cost-effective and energy-efficient strategies for greenhouse systems: A comprehensive review. Fifteenth International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies. 19-22 July 2016, Singapore.

Cuce E, Cuce PM, Sher F, Bali T, Altin I. The role of plants in temperature regulation of external walls: An experimental and numerical research. Fifteenth International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies. 19-22 July 2016, Singapore.

Harjunowibowo D, Riffat SB, Cuce E, Omer SA, Ding Y. Recent passive technologies of greenhouse systems: A review. Fifteenth International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies. 19-22 July 2016, Singapore.

Cuce E. Recent developments on multi-functional PV glazing technologies: Heat insulation solar glass. Fifteenth International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies. 19-22 July 2016, Singapore.

Daneshazarian R, Cuce E, Cuce PM. Concentrated Photovoltaic Thermal (CPVT) solar collector systems: State-of-the-art, fundamental and design key-factors. Fifteenth International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies. 19-22 July 2016, Singapore.

Young CH, Riffat SB, Cuce E. High Capacity Energy Efficiency Solar Glass. Fourteenth International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies. 25-27 August 2015, Nottingham, United Kingdom.

Ding Y, Cuce E, Riffat SB, Lu C. Investigation on the performance of air source heat pump system with new environment friendly refrigerants for a low carbon building. Fourteenth International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies. 25-27 August 2015, Nottingham, United Kingdom.

Cuce E, Ding Y, Riffat SB, Lu C. Theoretical investigation of soil-based thermal energy storage system for greenhouses. Fourteenth International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies. 25-27 August 2015, Nottingham, United Kingdom.

Pastakkaya B, Cuce E, Cuce PM. Cooling applications with renewable energy powered resorption systems. Fourteenth International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies. 25-27 August 2015, Nottingham, United Kingdom.

Alotaibi A, Riffat SB, Cuce E. Photovoltaic vacuum glazing for low carbon buildings. Fourteenth International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies. 25-27 August 2015, Nottingham, United Kingdom.

Cuce E, Cuce PM. An application of homotopy perturbation method for efficiency and effectiveness assessment of longitudinal porous fins. Fourteenth International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies. 25-27 August 2015, Nottingham, United Kingdom.

Cuce E, Riffat SB, Young CH. Lighting performance investigation of heat insulation solar glass (HISG) for potential utilization in greenhouses as facade material. Fourteenth International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies. 25-27 August 2015, Nottingham, United Kingdom.

Cuce E, Dong H, Riffat SB. Techno-economic assessment of heat insulation solar glass (HISG) for different climatic conditions: A case study for Beijing and London. Fourteenth International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies. 25-27 August 2015, Nottingham, United Kingdom.

Cuce E, Shakeel NZ, Riffat SB. Sustainable climate responsive strategies for Mumbai through a ‘Biomimetic approach’. Fourteenth International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies. 25-27 August 2015, Nottingham, United Kingdom.

Cuce E. ETRI Solar Energy Workshop. Invited delegate for the conference at the University of Nottingham. 18 February 2015, Nottingham, United Kingdom.

Cuce E, Riffat SB. An overview of sectoral energy consumption in the UK: past, present and future. Thirteenth International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies. 25-28 August 2014, Geneva, Switzerland.

Cuce E, Riffat SB. Experimental and numerical investigation of a novel energy-efficient window technology for low-carbon buildings: Vacuum tube window. Thirteenth International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies. 25-28 August 2014, Geneva, Switzerland.

Cuce E. Novel energy and biotechnology developments in the sustainable built environment. Invited researcher for the workshop at Istanbul Technical University. 24-27 March 2014, Istanbul, Turkey.

Cuce E. East Midlands Universities Conference. Invited delegate for the conference at the University of Leicester. 18 September 2014, Leicester, United Kingdom.

Cuce E, Cuce PM. Tilt angle optimization of building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPVs) for cooler operating temperatures. MEGS IV Annual Conference, Public Engagement with Energy. 12–13 September 2013, Loughborough, United Kingdom.

Cuce PM, Cuce E. Passive cooling of building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPVs) for better electrical performance. MEGS IV Annual Conference, Public Engagement with Energy. 12–13 September 2013, Loughborough, United Kingdom.

Cuce E, Cuce PM, Wood CJ, Riffat SB. Optimum insulation thickness of aerogel in buildings. Twelfth International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies. 26–29 August 2013, Hong Kong, China.

Cuce PM, Cuce E, Riffat SB. Theoretical investigation of solar powered heat recovery panels in buildings. Twelfth International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies. 26–29 August 2013, Hong Kong, China.

Cuce PM, Cuce E, Riffat SB. Second law analysis of solar powered heat recovery panels in buildings. Twelfth International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies. 26–29 August 2013, Hong Kong, China.

Riffat SB, Cuce E. Aerogel with its outstanding features and building applications. Eleventh International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies. 2-5 September 2012, Vancouver, Canada.

Riffat SB, Cuce E. A review on performance analysis of photovoltaic/thermal collectors. Tenth International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies. 4-7 September 2011, Istanbul, Turkey.

Cuce PM, Cuce E. Effects of concavity level on heat loss, effectiveness and efficiency of a longitudinal fin exposed to natural convection and radiation. Tenth International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies. 4-7 September 2011, Istanbul, Turkey.

Cuce E, Bali T. Improving performance parameters of silicon solar cells using air cooling. Fifth International Ege Energy Symposium and Exhibition. 27-30 June 2010, Denizli, Turkey.

Cuce E, Bali T. Comparison of energy, power conversion and exergy efficiencies of monocrystalline silicon photovoltaic module at different illumination intensities and cell temperatures. Ulusal Isı Bilimi ve Teknigi Kongresi. 24-27 June 2009, Sivas, Turkey.

Cuce E, Bali T. A comparison of energy and power conversion efficiencies of m-Si and p-Si PV cells in Trabzon. Fifth International Advanced Technologies Symposium. 13-15 May 2009, Karabuk, Turkey.

Cuce E, Bali T. Variation of cell parameters of a p-Si PV cell with different solar irradiances and cell temperatures in humid climates. Fourth International Exergy, Energy and Environment Symposium. 19-23 April 2009, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.