Buildings and Energy Efficiency

Most people can quote the miles-per-gallon rating of their cars and compare comfort, safety, and other features against other models on the market. Can you do that with your house? What about your office, or your child's school? Will there come a time when you can buy a house that is "carbon neutral," using a quarter of the energy of today's houses and generating the remainder on site?Leslie K. Norford and Koen Steemers look at energy and comfort issues for buildings within an urban and suburban context.

Festival: 2006

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