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Publication ethics and publication malpractice statement

The 35th Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture proceedings publishers and editors are committed to ensuring ethics in publication and quality of articles. Therefore, conformance to standards of ethical behaviour is expected of all parties involved in the conference which include: Editors, Authors and Reviewers. Guidance has been taken from the “codes of conduct and international standards established by  the  Committee  on  Publication  Ethics  (COPE):-


Editors should evaluate manuscripts exclusively on their academic and technical merit. Editors should take reasonable measures when ethical complaints have been presented concerning material submitted in the proceedings.


Authors of submitted papers should ensure that their work is original, and if the work and/or words of others have been used, this has been appropriately acknowledged. Plagiarism in all its forms constitutes unethical publishing behaviour and is unacceptable. The corresponding author should ensure that there is a full consensus of all co-authors in approving the final version of the paper.


Reviewers of submitted papers are to be objective and impartial. Submitted papers are to be treated as confidential. Privileged information or ideas obtained through peer review must be kept confidential and not used for personal advantage. Reviewers should not consider manuscripts in which they have conflicts of interest.

Digital preservation policy

The 35th Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture proceedings are published by the University of A Coruña. The University’s policy of digital preservation is followed. The policy sets out a framework for the management and preservation of the University's electronic records. This can be found at:


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