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Characterizing energy-related occupant behavior in residential buildings: Evidence from a survey in Beijing, China

Zhang, Yan; Bai, Xuemei; Mills, Frank


Despite progress in energy efficiency technologies and energy intensity reduction, the buildings sector's final energy consumption and associated CO2 emissions both continue to grow, pointing to the necessity of understanding real occupant behavior. This study, therefore, explores occupants' energy-related behavior in residential buildings with empirical data from a large-scale survey in Beijing, China, aiming to present an in-depth and comprehensive picture of occupant behavior. We obtained a...[Show more]

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Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
Source: Energy and Buildings
DOI: 10.1016/j.enbuild.2020.109823


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