The application of renewable energy in the building energy efficiency

Jianmei Sun; Yunzhao Liu
April 2014
Applied Mechanics & Materials;2014, Issue 521, p719
Academic Journal
For China's energy circumstances, the high building energy situation and its impact on the environment issue, This article reviewed the current status of building energy efficiency and the significance of renewable energy used in building energy efficiency. The main forms of solar and geothermal energy etc applied in building energy efficiency are described detailedly. Cost, technology and other problems in the application process are pointed. At last some recommendations are referred to Improve the using efficiency of renewable energy, mattering the local conditions, researching the new technology and other aspects.


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