Energy efficient design of new building except new low-rise residential buildings: cleaner and greener technologies, sustainable development and the environment


  • Abdeen Mustafa Omer University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom
  • Siddig Adam Omer University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom


Green energy technologies, Sustainable development, Mitigation measurements


Globally, buildings are responsible for approximately 40% of the total world annual energy consumption. Most of this energy is for the provision of lighting, heating, cooling, and air conditioning. Increasing awareness of the environmental impact of CO2, NOx and CFCs emissions triggered a renewed interest in environmentally friendly cooling, and heating technologies. Under the 1997 Montreal Protocol, governments agreed to phase out chemicals used as refrigerants that have the potential to destroy stratospheric ozone. It was therefore considered desirable to reduce energy consumption and decrease the rate of depletion of world energy reserves and pollution of the environment. This article discusses a comprehensive review of energy sources, environment and sustainable development. This includes all the renewable energy technologies, energy efficiency systems, energy conservation scenarios, energy savings and other mitigation measures necessary to reduce climate change.


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Mustafa Omer, A. ., & Adam Omer, S. . (2015). Energy efficient design of new building except new low-rise residential buildings: cleaner and greener technologies, sustainable development and the environment. Scientific Journal of Environmental Sciences, 4(6), 125-151. Retrieved from



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