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Existing building efficiency research, 1987-1988

Existing building efficiency research, 1987-1988

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Published by Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Energy Division in Oak Ridge, Tenn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dwellings -- Energy consumption

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJ.M. MacDonald ... [et al.]
    ContributionsMacDonald, J. M., Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Energy Division.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 46 p. :
    Number of Pages46
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17620333M
    OCLC/WorldCa23036785

    Energy efficient building discussed in research papers examine what it takes to construct buildings in light of conserving natural resources and energy. Energy efficient building research papers illustrate that building with energy efficiency in mind reduces long-term corporate expenditures and can . Building energy codes set minimum efficiency boundaries that bring about vital, tangible benefits. Not surprisingly, better codes mean better benefits. Recent research shows that if building energy codes * were upgraded to be 30 to 50 percent more stringent, adopted among states, and effectively.

    The LEED standards are maintained by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), a nonprofit, non-governmental, membership-based organization. While participation in LEED is voluntary, the program owes some of its growth to municipal and state ordinances that have mandated it for public buildings and have offered incentives for private buildings. The Building Architectural Design Building Massing and Orientation Ther e is a trade-of f between a compact form that mini-Another energy-related massing and orienta-building, the electrical load and cooling load savings mizes conductive heat transfer thr ough the envelope tion consideration is the seasonal wind pattern.

    efficiency of the floors, at the same time as the more efficient the typical floor slab is, the more usable area the developer gets and the more income is derived from the building. According to Yeang (; ), floor slab efficiency of a typical high-rise office building should generally not be less than 75%, unless the site is too. Published July 1, Effective January 1, Order the edition of Title 24 from the publishers listed on the Codes tab.


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This Research Update presents the status of the Existing Building Efficiency Research Program of the Office of Buildings and Community Systems of the US Department of Energy for the period This program covers research on energy efficiency improvements for the residential and commercial buildings in this country.

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Inmillion metric tonnes of greenhouse gases were attributed to commercial buildings worldwide. 1 Buildings account for 16 percent of world energy consumption 2, with a higher share in developed economies (nearly 40 percent of total energy use in the United States) roughly two percent of commercial floorspace.

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This book discusses energy efficient buildings and the role they play in our efforts to address climate change, energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions by considering buildings and the construction sector's unique position along a critical path to decarbonisation from a multi-perspective and holistic viewpoint.

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