Previous Next Large Public Buildings Building energy consumption is an important component of the total social energy consumption, especially for large public buildings. Building energy conservation is one valid method for increasing energy efficiency. In order to locate the status of energy consumption for large public buildings, such as supermarket, government office buildings, hospital and campus buildings, an Internet-based energy monitoring system was developed. The implementation of such system was introduced in detail, including the principle of selecting monitoring points at the bottom layer, the design of a data collector with storage function avoiding data loss caused by network faults, and the development of database and application software at the top layer.
Public buildings should go green, especially when the old roof is up for retirement. Or all large private buildings e. Private owners may have more leeway about building decisions and less red tape or bureaucracy to go through, so they have even less excuse to not go green.
Plus, they have more personal incentive to enhance building amenties and cut down on energy costs, especially if they live there.
These amenities include novel new green spaces with potential for such popular residential activities as gardening or small-scale food or herb production—I once heard that gardening is the number one hobby in America.
Would this be a good idea?
Yes, for the reasons just cited and the public benefits from urban heat island mitigation, stormwater management, and ecosystem services.
What would it take to make it happen and to make it worthwhile? The appeal of living green infrastructure with multiple functions, as opposed to single-purpose gray infrastructure, is growing within cities.
Indeed, cities, as they are in so many ways, are the incubators for innovation and leading the way, especially on climate change policy, both in carbon emission mitigation and adaptation. It is an exciting time for many urban disciplines and urban environmental research that will shape how cities evolve, function, and look over the next decades and beyond.
Greening Rooftops for Sustainable Communities. Dusty Gedge Dusty Gedge is a recognised authority, designer, consultant and public speaker on green roofs.
This is more than a good idea. It is an intelligent one. All the benefits that vegetation and soil bring to both cities and the buildings themselves is where we need to be going to help our cities adapt to climate change. Therefore, there is no fiscal stimulus to entertain the idea.
Furthermore, many existing buildings, both in the public and the private sector, are restricted because of weight issues. Notwithstanding this technical issue, there is huge potential in cities across the globe if the fiscal challenges can be overcome. The main driver for the delivery of green roofs on buildings can only be through policy initiatives from city and regional authorities.
Linz in Austria was one of the first in the world to start this process back in and has also provided funding to deliver the green roofs. When you visit the industrial areas of Linz, one can easily tell when which buildings were built before and those that were built after.
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Close by to the north and west are the public baths. To the south of the Forum is a second group of buildings which includes the Large Theatre, the Odeon and a triangular colonnade housing the oldest temple in the city. Building energy consumption is an important component of the total social energy consumption, especially for large public buildings in China.
Building energy conservation is one valid method for increasing energy efficiency. A CBECS public use microdata file on large buildings water usage is available that contains untabulated records about individual buildings. This file is published so that data users can create custom tables that are not available in this report.
Since good operation and maintenance for buildings is perceived to be highly relevant to energy-efficient building, and large public buildings in China own bulk room for the improvement of building maintenance, the EES system for energy management in large public buildings is a necessary choice for China.