Improving energy efficiency through the design of the building envelope


Sozer H.

BUILDING AND ENVIRONMENT, vol.45, no.12, pp.2581-2593, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 45 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.buildenv.2010.05.004
  • Title of Journal : BUILDING AND ENVIRONMENT
  • Page Numbers: pp.2581-2593
  • Keywords: Building envelope design, Hotel energy performance, Energy modeling, HOTELS, CONSERVATION, TURKEY

Abstract

Buildings, their surroundings and related enterprises produce more CO(2), generate more pollution, consume more energy, and waste more natural resources than any other human enterprise or industry. Moreover, considerable parts of these environmental impacts are the results of the lodging industry [1].