Addressing residential

Paul W. Francisco, Max H. Sherman

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Did you know that in the United States residential buildings use more energy than commercial buildings? According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration,1 40% of all energy use in the U.S. is for buildings, with 22% for residential buildings and 18% for commercial buildings. (The rest is split about evenly between transportation and industry, Figure I.) About half of residential energy use in the U.S. is for space conditioning.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)84-86
Number of pages3
JournalASHRAE Journal
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 2016

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Building and Construction
  • Mechanical Engineering


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