Energy efficiency in the built environment

TitleEnergy efficiency in the built environment
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsGlicksman, LR
JournalPhysics Today
Volume91
Issue7
Pagination35-40
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
DOI10.1063/1.2963035
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