Energy efficiency, resilience to future climates and long-term sustainability: the role of the built environment

TitleEnergy efficiency, resilience to future climates and long-term sustainability: the role of the built environment
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2010
AuthorsKelly, MJ
JournalPhilosophical Transactions: Mathematical, Physical & Engineering Sciences
Volume368
Issue1914
Pagination1083-1089
Type of ArticleArticle
Publication Languageeng
ISBN Number1364503X
Accession Number47868448
KeywordsBUILDINGS , CLIMATIC , ECOLOGICAL , energy , ENGINEERING , GREAT , sustainable , SUSTAINABLE development
AbstractThis article discusses the challenges associated with energy security, climate change and sustainable consumption and the need to solve the issues that now plague existing buildings. A background analysis, and the scale of the engineering challenge for the next three to four decades, is described.
NotesM. J. Kelly 1; Affiliation: 1: Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge, , 9 J. J. Thomson Avenue, Cambridge CB3 0FA, UK; Source Info: Mar2010, Vol. 368 Issue 1914, p1083; Subject Term: ENERGY consumption; Subject Term: ECOLOGICAL resilience; Subject Term: CLIMATIC changes; Subject Term: SUSTAINABLE development; Subject Term: BUILDINGS -- Environmental engineering; Subject Term: GREAT Britain; NAICS/Industry Codes: 334512 Automatic Environmental Control Manufacturing for Residential, Commercial, and Appliance use; NAICS/Industry Codes: 926110 Administration of General Economic Programs; Number of Pages: 7p; Document Type: Article
URLhttp://rsta.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/368/1914/1083
DOI10.1098/rsta.2009.0212
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