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Energy in Buildings

  • David Hafemeister

Abstract

Energy use in buildings accounts for 39% of total energy use. Reducing this fraction could significantly stabilize national security, improve the environment and enhance the national economy. Residential and commercial buildings consumed energy totaling 37.5 quads/year in 2001, at a cost of $300 billion/year.

Keywords

Heat Loss Internal Heat Balance Point Total Heat Loss Heat Loss Rate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • David Hafemeister
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  1. 1.Department of PhysicsCalifornia Polytechnic State UniversitySan Luis ObispoUSA

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