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Energy management in University Campuses

Kolokotsa Dionysia, Yang Junjing, Siew Eang Lee

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Year 2018
Type of Item Book Chapter
Bibliographic Citation D. Kolokotsa, J. Yang and L. Siew Eang, "Energy management in University Campuses," in Comprehensive Energy Systems, Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2018, ch. 5. 20, pp. 808-826. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-809597-3.00540-X
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University campuses which can be viewed as small cities due to their size, users, and mixed complex activities. The energy and environmental impact caused by institutional buildings via activities and operations in teaching and research, as well as provision of support services could be considerably reduced by an effective choice of energy technologies and management. The aim of the present chapter is to outline the recent technological developments in the energy management for University Campuses. The energy technologies that are suitable for University Campus buildings, as well as the role of users, are analyzed and discussed. Two case studies are analyzed in order to present the role of energy management in the energy consumption and indoor environmental quality of campus buildings 'users.