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Cost-Effective Energy Efficient Building Retrofitting by Jarek Kurnitski, Nicola Bianco, Giuseppe Peter Vanoli, Bjørn Peter Jelle, Claes Goeran Granqvist, Fernando Pacheco-Torgal

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Chapter 8

A Cost-Effective Human-Based Energy-Retrofitting Approach

S.P. Corgnati1, F. Cotana2, S. D’Oca1, A.L. Pisello2 and F. Rosso3,    1Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy,    2University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy,    3Sapienza University of Rome, Roma, Italy

Abstract

The role of building occupants in energy-savings opportunities is attracting the attention of professionals and scientists with the purpose of developing innovative and effective strategies for energy efficiency in buildings. People’s awareness about energy consumption, and the “green” attitudes of building occupants, have been acknowledged to be responsible for reducing energy demand in buildings. In light of this view, this chapter discusses how to describe and take advantage ...

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