Housing transformation in China's temperate climate. The reasonability of Passive House standard in Shanghai

Ye Yang

ISBN 978-3-8325-4080-7
267 pages, year of publication: 2015
price: 38.50 €
The Building Energy Efficiency (BEE) has been developed for decades in China. The construction department has greater responsibility to reduce the carbon emissions since China has become the country that produces the most CO2 in the world.

Passive House standard is on behalf of German experience of BEE, which saves much energy and provides healthy indoor circumstance in the mean while. After the first Passive House was built in the surroundings of Shanghai in 2014, the feasibility of Passive House standard in China's temperate climate was proved. At this background, the research tries to found out the reasonability of the standard in the Cfa zone in China.

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  • Passive House standard
  • Cfa climate zone
  • Energy retrofit
  • Carbon emission reduction

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