• Mitigation of impacts in urban areas
  • Occupancy patterns and building performance. Developing occupancy patterns for Portuguese residential buildings

    ABSTRACT: The construction sector is responsible for enormous environmental impacts. Those are mainly due to the use of materials, energy and land. The impact of a single building is normally directly dependent on the size of the building or in the area of land it occupies. In this article, it is argued that strategies to improve building performance […]