Green Building a Step Toward Energy Conservation: An Overview


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This paper highlights the situations for better understanding of the concept of green building for significant environmental, economic and social benefits regarding energy conservation. Commercial building or non-green building are responsible for usage of considerable number of natural resources, energy and cause several adverse impacts on environment and human health. The green buildings mitigate these effects and improve the building construction and living in process. In this paper energy conservation through natural daylight utilization, natural water heating, different strategies using solar energy, insulation and natural ventilation provisions are taken into account as sustainable energy saving building.

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Journal: TechConnect Briefs
Volume: Technical Proceedings of the 2011 Clean Technology Conference and Trade Show
Published: June 13, 2011
Pages: 338 - 341
Industry sectors: Advanced Materials & Manufacturing | Energy & Sustainability
Topics: Materials for Sustainable Building, Sustainable Materials
ISBN: 978-1-4398-8189-7