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Energy efficiency in buildings : progress and promise. Series on Energy Conservation and Energy Policy.




Energy use in buildings. Government programs. Private sector. Energy costs. Further savings potentials. Climate and comfort. Urban context. Building form. Building envelope. Building interiors. Passive Energy Systems. Equipment. Occupancy and buildings vs new buildings. Institutional Context. Building ownership. PROGRESS TO DATE: WHAT WE NOW KNOW ABOUT BUILDING ENERGY EFFICIENCY. NEW RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS. Single-family homes. Multifamily and mobile homes. Unresolved issues. EXISTING RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS. Single-family and multifamily residences. Mobile homes. Unresolved Issues. RESIDENTIAL APPLIANCES AND HVAC EQUIPMENT. Efficiency of new products. Technical developments. Test procedures and field performance. Economics of energy-efficient appliances. Institutional barriers. Unresolved issues. NEW AND EXISTING COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS. Description and current patterns of energy use. Savings potential and cost-effectiveness of energy saving in new building. Savings potential in existing buildings. Cost-effectiveness of energy saving in existing buildings. Savings potential in building equipment. Barriers to increased energy efficiency. Unresolved issues. INDIVIDUAL AND INSTITUTIONAL BEHAVIOR. Consumer purchase behavior. Consumer operating behavior. Institutional behavior. GOVERNMENT CONSERVATION PROGRAMS. Incentive and grant programs. UTILITY CONSERVATION PRGRAMS. Background. Utility program experiences. INDOOR AIR QUALITY. Pollulants and potential health effects. Detection and monitoring. IAQ and energy conservarion. Control strategies. Policy issues. RESEARCH AND PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT AGENDAS,THEMES, AND VISIONS. NEAR-TERM RESEARCH AND PROGRAM PRIORITIES. LONG-TERM AND VISIONARY RESEARCH AND PROGRAM PRIORITIES. RESEARCH AND PROGRAM OPPORTUNITIES.

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Ministerio de Ambiente y Energía. Secretaría de Planificación del Sub-Sector Energía - Centro de Información de Energía y Ambiente, CIENA

Grettel Ruiz Matarrita

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