23 Jan '12, 9am

ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN COMPETITION FOR PASSIVE HOUSE IN BULGARIA

ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN COMPETITION FOR PASSIVE HOUSE IN BULGARIA

With the industrial development of mankind, its negative impact on the environment is growing steadily and has become one of the determinants of the ecological balance of the planet. The observed trends of the global warming and the associated increase in natural disasters are largely a result of human activity. Rising consumption of energy from non-renewable sources, leads to a strong increase of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. According to the analysis, the building sector consumes the most of the energy (40%), followed by transportation (32%), and industry (28%). Analyzing the energy consumption in the European countries with temperate climates in the buildings, it has been observed that 75.5% is spent on heating, 11.5% for hot water, 11.5% for household appliances and 1.5% for lighting. “Today the Bulgarian households use nearly two times less energy per person tha...

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