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Global Climate and Energy Performance of the Building

  • Sašo MedvedEmail author
  • Suzana Domjan
  • Ciril Arkar
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Part of the Springer Tracts in Civil Engineering book series (SPRTRCIENG)

Abstract

In this chapter, the link between environmental protection and energy policy on future energy supply and demand is shown. The contents of the Energy Performance of Building Directive (EPBD) as direct results of global warming mitigation policy is presented. Energy performance indicators of nearly Zero Energy Buildings are presented, as they are defined in the recast EPBD. Assessment methods for the determination of building energy needs, primary energy demand, and use of renewable energy carriers for the operation of the buildings are described and explained.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of LjubljanaLjubljanaSlovenia

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