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UNEP, Buildings and Climate Change, Status, Challenges and Opportunities, 2007 (primary sources: Al-Sayed Omar Assem and Al-Ragom, 2005; CMIE, 2001; Sustainable Energy Authority Victoria, 2004; U.S. Department of Energy, 2006, Office of Energy Efficiency; Natural Resources Canada, 2006).
Uploaded on Thursday 16 Feb 2012
Energy consumption by usage in a building
Buildings (residential and commercial) account for 10 to 15% of all greenhouse gas emissions, including almost 70% carbon dioxide and 25% methane.