Warming climate will lead to changes in the demand for heating and cooling energy in buildings. According to a recent study, energy consumption will decline by between 20 and 35 per cent by the end of the century. The role of energy-efficient and passive cooling methods will increase as the need for cooling grows.
Senior Researcher Kirsti Jylhä, FMI, email@example.com, tel. 029 539 4125
Jylhä K., J. Jokisalo, K. Ruosteenoja, K. Pilli-Sihvola, T. Kalamees, T. Seitola, H. Mäkelä, R. Hyvönen, M. Laapas and A. Drebs, 2015: Energy demand for the heating and cooling of residential houses in Finland in a changing climate. Energy and Buildings, 99, 104-106, doi:10.1016/j.enbuild.2015.04.001
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