1.1.1 Developments in energy consumption for heating and cooling in buildings

Course subject(s) 1. Heating and cooling in buildings

Welcome to the first video of this week! In this video you will learn about general developments in energy consumption for heating and cooling in buildings. This includes global trends of energy consumption and performance of buildings in different regions around the world.

Key takeaways: 

  • Industry, transport and residential sectors are responsible for the largest share share of energy consumption around the world.
  • In buildings, space heating and cooking are responsible for most of the energy consumption.
  • Consumption for cooling is strongly increasing every year as a result of economic development.
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