Recent Advances in Energy Efficiency of Buildings

Edited by
August 2022
146 pages
  • ISBN978-3-0365-4909-5 (Hardback)
  • ISBN978-3-0365-4910-1 (PDF)

This book is a reprint of the Special Issue Recent Advances in Energy Efficiency of Buildings that was published in

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Buildings are important consumers of energy; in fact, they represent 30–45% of the global energy use and one-third of total greenhouse gas emissions, as well as contributing to the urban heat-island effect. In consequence, the correct design and execution of buildings, use of new materials that reduce energy demand, and efficient use of renewable energy are all necessary to reduce the impacts that occur during their life-cycle. This book shows some examples, focused on improving the energy-efficiency of buildings, in accordance with circular economy policies and life-cycle phases, including design, construction and use. The editor wishes to thank all the authors for contributing to this book, as well as to the assistance of MDPI’s editorial office.

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© 2022 by the authors; CC BY-NC-ND license
climate-oriented; buildings; building construction; climate zones; climate change; bibliometric; climate zone; climate change; building; energy demand; building resilience; air quality; air pollution; SUNSPACE; PM removal; azure chemistry; circular economy; sustainability; SDG 11; SDG 12; buying intention; energy-efficient home appliances; green self-identity; theory of planned behavior; waste glass; light reflectance; building material coatings; soda–lime–silica glass; lead–silica glass; cool surface; cool material; cool roof; urban heat island; n/a