Survey research on the regulations for energy efficiency of residential and non-residential buildings in the foreign countries

Tadashi Mizuishi, Toshiharu Ikaga, Shuzo Murakami, Shinichi Tanabe

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    Abstract

    Residential and commercial building sector accounts for more than 30% of final energy consumption in Japan and an increase from the past is remarkable. In order to realize a low-carbon society, further strengthening of energy saving measures is essential. Japanese government is considering a mandatory policy scheme which forces all residential and non-residential buildings to meet the energy efficiency standard by 2020. This research aims to marshal trends on regulations for energy efficiency of residential and non-residential buildings within countries which implements advanced measures, and to obtain referential knowledge for Japan's energy efficiency measures.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)225-230
    Number of pages6
    JournalAIJ Journal of Technology and Design
    Volume19
    Issue number41
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2013 Feb

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    Keywords

    • Policies in the foreign countries
    • Regulations for energy efficiency
    • Residential and non-residential buildings

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Building and Construction
    • Architecture

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