Energy Efficient Buildings
by Eng Hwa Yap (ed.)
Publisher: InTech 2017
Number of pages: 212
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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