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1 Introduction
1.1 The rationale for energy efficiency in building codes
1.2 Energy use in buildings
1.3 Energy efficient buildings benefits society
1.4 Energy efficiency in new buildings
1.5 Energy efficiency is not just a choice for the individual owner
1.6 Efficient new buildings make efficient existing buildings
2 Building codes and standards
2.1 National or regional levels
3 Energy efficiency requirements in building codes
3.1 Setting energy efficiency requirements
3.2 International trends in energy efficiency requirements for new buildings
4 Barriers to energy efficiency in new buildings
4.1 If it is feasible, why is it not done?
4.2 Inertia against efficient buildings
5 Regulation of energy efficiency in new buildings
5.1 Building envelope
5.2 HVAC systems
5.3 Renewable Energy
5.4 Installed equipment
5.5 Zoning of buildings
5.6 Integrated design
5.7 Conclusion
6 Types of regulation
6.1 Prescriptive
6.2 Trade-off
6.3 Model Building
6.4 Energy Frame
6.5 Energy Performance
6.6 Mixed models, hybrids
6.7 Development
6.8 How to compare
6.9 Conclusion
7 Conditions for Building Codes, Comparison
7.1 Climatic classifications
7.2 Simplifications of climatic conditions
7.3 Valuation of building codes
8 Least Lifetime Costs
8.1 Methodology
8.2 Energy efficiency optimum
9.1 Europe
9.2 North America
9.3 Japan
9.4 Australia, New Zealand
10 Developing Countries
10.1 China
10.2 India
11 Comparison of U-values in OECD countries
11.1 Methodology
11.2 Possible misinterpretation of the values
11.3 Comparison ceilings
11.4 Comparison walls
11.5 Comparison floors
11.6 Comparison windows
11.7 Overall comparison of prescriptive values
11.8 Comparisons Cooling Based Climates and Energy Performance
11.9 Conclusion
12 Enforcement, encouragement
12.1 Why are carrots and sticks needed?
12.2 Enforcement systems
12.3 Encouragement systems
13 Beyond the Building Codes
13.1 Low Energy Buildings
13.2 Passive Houses
13.3 Zero Energy Buildings
Defining Zero Energy Buildings
13.4 Green Buildings and Sustainable Buildings
14 Dynamic Building Codes
14.1 Building codes have to be changed over time
14.2 Toward Zero energy as building code
15 Potentials for energy efficiency in new buildings
15.1 Conclusion on potentials in new buildings
16 Refurbishment and renovation
16.1 Potentials for efficiency by refurbishment
16.2 Conclusion on potentials in refurbishment of existing buildings
17 Conclusion potentials
18 Recommendations
19 References:
19.1 Publications
19.2 Web Pages
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Energía mundo

Energía mundo

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