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    • Advances toward a net-zero global building sector 

      Ürge-Vorsatz, Diana; Khosla, Radhika; Bernhardt, Rob; Chieh Chan, Yi; Vérez, David; Hu, Shan; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Annual Reviews, 2020)
      The building sector is responsible for 39% of process-related greenhouse gas emissions globally, making net- or nearly-zero energy buildings pivotal for reaching climate neutrality. This article reviews recent advances in ...
    • Comparison of past projections of global and regional primary and final energy consumption with historical data 

      Cabeza, Luisa F.; Palacios, Anabel; Serrano, Susana; Ürge-Vorsatz, Diana; Barreneche Güerisoli, Camila (Elsevier, 2018)
      Energy planning is fundamental for energy planners to accurately plan for the future and to utilize the sustainable and renewable energy resources to a larger extent. But how well are we able to project the future? In this ...
    • Heating and cooling energy trends and drivers in buildings 

      Cabeza, Luisa F.; Barreneche Güerisoli, Camila; Serrano, Susana; Petrichenko, Ksenia; Ürge-Vorsatz, Diana (Elsevier, 2015)
      The purpose of this paper is to provide a source of information on thermal energy use in buildings, its drivers, and their past, present and future trends on a global and regional basis. Energy use in buildings forms a ...
    • Heating and cooling energy trends and drivers in Europe 

      Serrano, Susana; Ürge-Vorsatz, Diana; Barreneche Güerisoli, Camila; Palacios, Anabel; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Elsevier, 2017)
      This paper aims to complete and complement the information available on the past trends of thermal energy consumption in residential buildings and its drivers for Europe, as a continent and for the different countries. ...
    • Household appliances penetration and ownership trends in residential buildings 

      Cabeza, Luisa F.; Ürge-Vorsatz, Diana; Ürge, Daniel; Palacios, Anabel; Barreneche Güerisoli, Camila (Elsevier, 2018)
      Understanding the development of the trends in the ownership of different appliances in a historic context in various countries of the world can not only provide important insights for understanding the dynamics of adoption ...
    • Modeling global and regional potentials for building-integrated solar energy generation 

      Petrichenko, Ksenia; Ürge-Vorsatz, Diana; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Elsevier, 2019)
      With the Paris Agreement coming into force, global efforts will need to maximize opportunities through energy efficiency and renewable energy generation. Zero energy/carbon initiatives are mushrooming worldwide, but it has ...
    • The role of buildings in the energy transition in the context of the climate change challenge 

      Cabeza, Luisa F.; Ürge-Vorsatz, Diana (KeAi Communications Co. Ltd.; Elsevier, 2020)
      In order to redefine the influence of the energy and technological transitions upon the challenge of climate change this paper shows that buildings are key agents. This paper discusses the importance of addressing building ...
    • Trends in penetration and ownership of household appliances 

      Cabeza, Luisa F.; Ürge-Vorsatz, Diana; Palacios, Anabel; Ürge, Daniel; Serrano, Susana; Barreneche Güerisoli, Camila (Elsevier, 2018)
      Since appliances consume a large fraction of the residential final energy consumption, analysing the impact and trends in penetration and ownership of appliances are targets of interest to researchers, companies and policy ...