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Berdahl, Paul H, Hashem Akbari, and Leanna S Rose. "Aging of reflective roofs: soot deposition." Applied Optics 41 (2002) 2355-2360.
Akbari, Hashem, and Osman Sezgen. "Analysis of energy use in building services of the industrial sector in California: two case studies." Energy and Buildings 19 (1992) 133-141.
Akbari, Hashem, Leanna S Rose, and Haider Taha. "Analyzing the land cover of an urban environment using high-resolution orthophotos." Landscape and Urban Planning 63.1 (2003) 1-14.
Akbari, Hashem, and Steven J Konopacki. "Calculating energy-saving potentials of heat-island reduction strategies." Energy Policy 33.6 (2005) 721-756.
Akbari, Hashem, Steven J Konopacki, Danny S Parker, Bruce A Wilcox, Charles N Eley, and Martha G VanGeem. "Calculations in support of SSP 90.1 for reflective roofs." ASHRAE Transactions 104.1A (1998) 984-995.
Akbari, Hashem, and Arthur H Rosenfeld. "Cool communities." Macmillan Encyclopedia of Energy 1 (2000) 305-8. LBL-44129.
Rosenfeld, Arthur H, Hashem Akbari, Joseph J Romm, and Melvin Pomerantz. "Cool communities: strategies for heat island mitigation and smog reduction." Energy and Buildings 28 (1998) 51-62.
Akbari, Hashem, Arthur H Rosenfeld, and Haider Taha. "Cool construction materials offer energy savings and help reduce smog." ASTM Standardization News 23 (1995) 32-37.
Akbari, Hashem, Melvin Pomerantz, and Haider Taha. "Cool surfaces and shade trees to reduce energy use and improve air quality in urban areas." Solar Energy 70 (2001) 295-310.
Akbari, Hashem, and Sarah E Bretz. "Cool systems for hot cities." Professional Roofing 32-35 (1998) 1-5. LBL-43814.
Levinson, Ronnen M, Hashem Akbari, and Joseph C Reilly. "Cooler tile-roofed buildings with near-infrared-reflective non-white coatings." Building and Environment 42.7 (2007) 2591-2605.
Akbari, Hashem, and Andre Desjarlais. "Cooling down the house: residential roofing products soon will boast "cool" surfaces." Professional Roofing March (2005).
Akbari, Hashem, Steven J Konopacki, and Melvin Pomerantz. "Cooling energy savings potential of reflective roofs for residential and commercial buildings in the United States." Energy - The International Journal 25 (1999) 391-407.
Koomey, Jonathan G, Hashem Akbari, Carl Blumstein, Marilyn A Brown, Richard E Brown, Chris Calwell, Sheryl Carter, Ralph Cavanagh, Audrey Chang, David Claridge, Paul P Craig, Richard C Diamond, Joseph H Eto, William Fulkerson, Ashok J Gadgil, Howard S Geller, José Goldemberg, Charles A Goldman, David B Goldstein, Steve E Greenberg, David Hafemeister, Jeffrey P Harris, Hal Harvey, Eric Heitz, Eric Hirst, Holmes Hummel, Daniel M Kammen, Henry Kelly, John A Laitner, Mark D Levine, Amory Lovins, Gil Masters, James E McMahon, Alan K Meier, Michael Messenger, John Millhone, Evan Mills, Steven M Nadel, Bruce Nordman, Lynn K Price, Joseph J Romm, Marc Ross, Michael Rufo, Jayant A Sathaye, Leon J Schipper, Stephen H Schneider, James L Sweeney, Malcolm Verdict, Diana Vorsatz, Devra Wang, Carl Weinberg, Richard Wilk, John Wilson, and Ernst Worrell. "Defining a standard metric for electricity savings." Environmental Research Letters 5.1 (2010). LBNL-2213E.
Akbari, Hashem, Darryl J Dickerhoff, and Josh Pollak. "The effect of a cool-coating on the thermal effectiveness of exposed exterior ducts." Energy and Buildings 39.6 (2007) 681-692.
Akbari, Hashem, Diego Samano, Atila Mertol, Fred S Bauman, and Ron C Kammerud. "The effect of variations in convection coefficients on thermal energy storage in buildings Part II — Exterior massive walls and simulations." Energy and Buildings 10.1 (1987) 29-47.
Akbari, Hashem, Diego Samano, Atila Mertol, Fred S Bauman, and Ron C Kammerud. "The effect of variations in convection coefficients on thermal energy storage in buildings Part I - Interior partition walls." Energy and Buildings 9 (1986) 195-211.
Levinson, Ronnen M, and Hashem Akbari. "Effects of composition and exposure on the solar reflectance of portland cement concrete." Cement and Concrete Research 32 (2002) 1679-1698.
Wray, Craig P, and Hashem Akbari. "The effects of roof reflectance on air temperatures surrounding a rooftop condensing unit." Energy and Buildings 40.1 (2008) 11-28.
Wray, Craig P, and Hashem Akbari. "The Effects of Roof Reflectance on Air Temperatures Surrounding a Rooftop Condensing Unit." Energy and Buildings 40 (2007) 11-28. LBNL-62297.
Levinson, Ronnen M, Paul H Berdahl, Asmeret A Berhe, and Hashem Akbari. "Effects of soiling and cleaning on the reflectance and solar heat gain of a light-colored roofing membrane." Atmospheric Environment 39.40 (2005) 7807-7824.
Ban-Weiss, George A, Craig P Wray, William W Delp, Peter Ly, Hashem Akbari, and Ronnen M Levinson. "Electricity production and cooling energy savings from installation of a building-integrated photovoltaic roof on an office building." Energy and Buildings 56 (2013) 210 - 220.
Akbari, Hashem, and Steven J Konopacki. "Energy effects of heat-island reduction strategies in Toronto, Canada." Energy 29.2 (2004) 191-210.
Konopacki, Steven J, and Hashem Akbari. "Energy Savings of Heat-Island Reduction Strategies in Chicago and Houston (Including Updates for Baton Rouge, Sacramento, and Salt Lake City)." (2002). LBNL-49638.

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