Technology Adoption: Building IT

Abdussalam Alawini, Napong Tanatanmatorn, David Tucker, Katherine Tucker, Tugrul Daim

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Abstract

Even though energy efficiency provides obvious benefits to new or retrofitted buildings and is widely seen as an appropriate approach to handle the increasing energy and the environment problems, the process of getting there is prohibitively complex and full adoption of energy efficiency in new buildings has been low. While the individual level of energy-efficient aspects like appliances and materials are progressing, the aggregate level of integrating these individual pieces to maximize the energy efficiency potential (Green BIM in particular) seems lagging. This chapter then aims to investigate major factors and introduce the use of Agile project management concept to enhance Green BIM adoption while ultimately increasing energy efficiency in new or retrofitted buildings.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationResearch and Technology Management in the Electricity Industry
Subtitle of host publicationMethods, Tools and Case Studies
Pages213-228
Number of pages16
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 3 2013
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameGreen Energy and Technology
Volume60
ISSN (Print)1865-3529
ISSN (Electronic)1865-3537

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment
  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology
  • Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

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