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Introduction

  • Rüdiger LohseEmail author
  • Alexander Zhivov
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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology book series (BRIEFSAPPLSCIENCES)

Abstract

In European Union countries and in the United States, buildings account for more than 40% of all energy consumed and for 35–45% of CO2 emissions, making buildings the largest end-use energy sector, followed by industry and transportation.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Linkenheim-HochstettenGermany
  2. 2.ChampaignUSA

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