The residential building sector accounts for more than 26% of the global energy consumption and 17% of global CO2 emissions. Due to the low cost of electricity in Kuwait and increase of population, Kuwaiti electricity consumption tripled during the past 30 years and is expected to increase by 20% by 2027. In this dissertation, a framework is developed to assess energy savings techniques to help policy-makers make educated decisions.
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- Partial requirement for: Ph.D., Arizona State University, 2019Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 112-120)Note typebibliography
- Field of study: Mechanical engineering