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Behaviour change catalysts © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

An effective measure to reduce energy consumption in buildings is to deploy technologies that have the ability to influence occupants’ behaviours towards a sustainable lifestyle and being less...

Building Energy Management Systems (BEMS) © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Managing the energy and other needs in buildings efficiently and intelligently can have considerable benefits. A building energy management system (BEMS) is a sophisticated method to monitor and...

Building envelope thermal insulation © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Thermal insulation is an important technology to reduce energy consumption in buildings by preventing heat gain/loss through the building envelope. Thermal insulation is a construction material...

Building life cycle and integrated design process © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

The life cycle and integrated design process can be understood as a design process to deliver a building, in which its relationship to the surrounding context, technical components and...

Carbon sink and low-carbon building materials © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Materials and products used in building, such as steel and aluminum, are created by a production process of raw material extraction, raw material process, melting, manufacture to final products,...

Community-based energy services © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Community based energy services, as the term suggests, provide heating, cooling and renewable energy to more than one building. It is an alternative to the use of individual energy related systems...

Cool roofs © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Cool roofs can help reduce the heat island effect and also help improving the energy performance of the buildings. A cool roof can reflect the sun’s heat and emits absorbed radiation back into the...

Daylight harnessing © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Daylight harnessing technologies are applied to bring diffused daylight into the building interior. There are many available methods and technologies available to harness daylight and this section...

Energy management and performance improvement © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Once various energy efficiency measures have been deployed in a building, energy management and performance improvements can be put in place as a set of tools to: (1) Ensure energy systems’...

Energy Savings in buildings © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Technologies and measures which are aimed at reducing the use of energy in buildings could have several advantages, such as lower energy bills, increasing comfort of living or working, and reduced...

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