Journal article

A review on research and development of passive building in China

Yaolin Lin, Luqi Zhao, Wei Yang, Xiaoli Hao, Chun-Qing Li

JOURNAL OF BUILDING ENGINEERING | ELSEVIER | Published : 2021

Abstract

Passive building technology belongs to the near-zero-energy building technology system, which maximizes the utilization of free energy from the ambient environment to reduce building energy consumption. In recent years, it has been widely recognized and developed rapidly. This paper takes a lot of effort to review the advances in the research and development of passive buildings in China, including the development status, representative projects and emerging technologies, design tools, benefit analysis and applied research in various climate zones. It also examines the policies and barriers for the development of passive buildings in China, including local incentive mechanisms, laws and regu..

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Grants

Awarded by Natural Science Foundation of Hubei Province


Awarded by Hunan Provincial Department of housing and urban rural development


Awarded by National Natural Science Foundation of China


Funding Acknowledgements

This work is financially supported by Natural Science Foundation of Hubei Province under grant [2017CFB602]; Hunan Provincial Department of housing and urban rural development under grant [KY2016063]; National Natural Science Foundation of China under grant [51878408], and from R&D center of the transportation industry of health and epidemic prevention technology, Ministry of transportation of the people's Republic of China.