A Review of Solar Energy in Building Industry

Document Type : Original Article

Author

M.Sc. Student, Islamic Azad University, South Tehran Branch, Tehran, Iran

Abstract

Solar energy sources are the most dominant sources among the renewable energy resources. Electricity from solar energy because it does not increase carbon dioxide emissions production, does not harmful for the environment also PV technologies have nature friendly (Dincer, 2011). More and more energy demand pressures cause the countries to review its economy and energy policies in order to support the sustainable development. Specially in China, the building sector amounts to 27.8%total energy consumption, which is only behind the industry sector. China has abundant solar energy resource, which is extensively applied to buildings. Therefore, solar energy utilization in buildings has become one of the most important issues to help China optimize the energy proportion, increasing energy efficiency and protecting the environment (Li et al, 2007). This article is a review of authoritative articles on solar energy in building industry.

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Volume 1, Issue 2 - Serial Number 2
December 2020
Pages 139-147
  • Receive Date: 24 September 2023
  • Accept Date: 24 September 2023