Features of an Energy Efficient Building

M. V. Molykutty
2019 Zenodo  
In this paper, a detailed discussion about energy, its types, forms, importance and need for its conservation are given. Energy use of a building, how is a building responsible for pollution and the needs for energy conservation are explained. The passive design components of energy efficient building are discussed. A detailed account on various innovative building materials and methods is given. "Building materials and methods" is a continuously improving research area. Building sector uses
more » ... rgy to a great extend but the silver line is that a large amount of energy can be saved in this sector. By adopting suitable materials and methods, a conventional building can be transformed to an energy efficient one. If all buildings adopt energy efficient strategies, building sector can positively contribute towards control of global warming and to its effects in a large extent.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.2634867 fatcat:p2pc3aod5zhf7ihhlei36j7z7e