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Guidelines for integrating energy conservation techniques in urban buildings

N. Chrisomallidou

Laboratory of Building Construction and Physics, University of Thessaloniki,

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INTRODUCTION

Energy strategies in urban buildings — problems encountered

The implementation of energy-saving strategies in all categories of buildings — residential, offices, shopping centres, hospitals or schools, either new or existing — in an urban environment appears to be a serious problem, the solution of which demands careful management. This difficulty is caused by the current condition of the urban fabric of cities, with respect to their planning and their ...

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