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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 9

An Overview of the Challenges for Cost-Effective and Energy-Efficient Retrofits of the Existing Building Stock

P.H. Shaikh1,2, F. Shaikh1,2,3, A.A. Sahito1,2, M.A. Uqaili1,2 and Z. Umrani2,    1Mehran University Center for Energy and Development (MUCED), Mehran University of Engineering & Technology (MUET), Jamshoro, Pakistan,    2Electrical Engineering, Mehran University of Engineering & Technology (MUET), Jamshoro, Pakistan,    3Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research, Institute of Policy and Management, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100190, China

Abstract

The building sector consumes approximately one-third of global primary energy. The energy and environmental performance of buildings for all their energy uses ...

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