Assessment of Co2 Measurements Based on Exergetic Approach for Low Carbon Standards in Buildings

  • Sogut M. ZiyaEmail author
  • Karakoc T. Hikmet
  • Ekmekçi İsmail
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CO2 emission criteria have different approach for many countries. These approaches are not sufficient to define regarding global effect based on the loads of emission. Although depending on the extent of the IPCC criteria (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) and particularly high entropy production, fossil energy sources are rapidly increasing equivalent CO2 emissions. For identifying of the emission potentials and strategic approach correctly for national or international target, carbon metric method based on exergetic approach is developed particularly in the building sector. In this study, three different emission criteria considering examples of building taken references, isolation, non-isolated conditions and TS-825 standard, were examined depending on exergetic analysis for building dispersion of Turkey.

According to analyses, differences among emission criteria were found significant value with reaching 90%. At the end of the study, some assessment and recommendations about benefits of carbon emissions metric and importance of the exergy concept for building analyses have been made.


Buildings Energy efficiency Exergy Energy losses CO2 emissions 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sogut M. Ziya
    • 1
    Email author
  • Karakoc T. Hikmet
    • 2
  • Ekmekçi İsmail
    • 3
  1. 1.Piri Reis UniversityIstanbulTurkey
  2. 2.Anadolu UniversityEskişehirTurkey
  3. 3.Istanbul Commerce UniversityIstanbulTurkey

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