WIT Press


Energy Management In Buildings Obtained Through Multi-criteria Assessment System

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/ESUS130151

Volume

176

Pages

9

Page Range

3 - 13

Published

2013

Size

409 kb

Author(s)

L. M. Moga & A. Puskas

Abstract

Energy is a variable cost that can be controlled. A significant percentage of the energy used on a national and international level is consumed in buildings, which means there are considerable potential for savings and a corresponding need for responsible behavior. Careful use of energy and resources represents a technical, economic and ecological challenge as well as being one which is important for survival and sustainable living. The European energy policy has a defined direction towards the preservation of energy and improvement of indoor environmental quality in buildings through the adoption of the European’s Commission’s (EC) recast Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD). The research development directions take into analysis the complexity of the current situation and are oriented towards clear goals such as: energy savings and usage of green energies use of eco-materials, and the incorporation of innovative technologies and systems. Other important aspects of the interdisciplinary research of sustainable development directions are related to aspects of the community life, integration in the city’s structure and in the territory, and the relation with the natural environment. The paper will present briefly the design and implementation stage of multi criteria assessment system developed in a national grant. Keywords: energy management, sustainable buildings, multi-criteria analysis, environmental assessment, national grant, energy efficiency.

Keywords

Keywords: energy management, sustainable buildings, multi-criteria analysis, environmental assessment, national grant, energy efficiency.