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Energies 2018, 11(2), 334;

A Review of Green Building Development in China from the Perspective of Energy Saving

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School of Architecture, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin 150001, China
Institute for Environmental Design and Engineering, The Bartlett, University College London, London WC1H 0NN, UK
Urban Construction Research Institute of Heilongjiang Province, Harbin 150001, China
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Received: 8 December 2017 / Revised: 27 January 2018 / Accepted: 29 January 2018 / Published: 2 February 2018
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This paper reviews the history of green building development and assessment standards in China, particularly from the perspective of energy saving. It is divided into four parts: (1) the development of policies of green building in China that have been proposed for meeting energy-conservation and emission-reduction targets; (2) the scientific research on green building by the Chinese government, including the promotion of maximum resource sustainability, environmental protection, and the reduction of pollution; (3) the development of assessment standards for green building in China; and (4) the development of green building technologies in China. View Full-Text
Keywords: energy-saving; history of green building; assessment standard energy-saving; history of green building; assessment standard

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