Energy efficiency in buildings: analysis of scientific literature and identification of data analysis techniques from a bibliometric study

Talita Mariane Cristino, Antonio Faria Neto, Antonio Fernando Branco Costa
2017 Scientometrics  
This study uses bibliometrics methods to analyze the specialized literature of energy efficiency in buildings, including the Scopus database during the period of time ranging from 1980 to 2016, to identify the most relevant publications, authors, researcher groups, the evolution of the theme over the years, journals, geographical areas and eventually data analysis techniques employed. The countries with the most contributions have been the USA, China and the UK, where the Design of Experiments.
more » ... The data analysis techniques identified in this article raise the possibility of reformulation and adequacy of the curricula of the undergraduate and graduate courses in the area of energy and smart buildings. The results of this research have shown a general perspective regarding the energy efficiency in buildings, which can be useful in showing relevant themes for further research.
doi:10.1007/s11192-017-2615-4 fatcat:bdvp7j62g5egddpopmqkaj6dcy