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

Tadashi Mizuishi, Toshiharu Ikaga, Shuzo Murakami, Sin Ichi 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 1

Keywords

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

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Architecture
  • Building and Construction

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