Energy efficiency in the built environment

TitleEnergy efficiency in the built environment
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsGlicksman, LR
JournalPhysics Today
Type of ArticleArticle
Publication Languageeng
ISBN Number00319228
Accession Number33186901
Keywordsarchitecture , BUILDING , COMMERCIAL , DWELLINGS , energy , ENGINEERING , GREENHOUSE , PHYSICS , sustainable , SUSTAINABLE development , United
AbstractThe article discusses considerations involved in making residential and commercial buildings in the U.S. more energy-efficient and less productive of greenhouse gases. The author examines strategies for both the construction and maintenance of buildings. Barriers to more energy-efficient initiatives are also discussed.
NotesGlicksman, Leon R. 1; Affiliation: 1: Professor of building technology and mechanical engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge; Source Info: Jul2008, Vol. 91 Issue 7, p35; Subject Term: DWELLINGS; Subject Term: ENERGY conservation; Subject Term: COMMERCIAL buildings; Subject Term: GREENHOUSE gas mitigation; Subject Term: SUSTAINABLE architecture; Subject Term: SUSTAINABLE buildings -- Design & construction; Subject Term: BUILDING -- Environmental aspects; Subject Term: ARCHITECTURE -- Environmental aspects; Subject Term: UNITED States; Number of Pages: 6p; Document Type: Article; Full Text Word Count: 4479
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