Abstract

To implement actions to reduce the negative effects of carbon-based energy consumption calls for a good method of measuring that energy.
Prior research has always considered urban buildings and transport energy costs separately.
A combined energy use metric is developed at a large scale to provide better understanding of energy consumption patterns.
Because commuting plays such a substantial role in energy demand, the results show a direct relationship between lower per capita energy consumption and urbanised areas, demonstrating how energy efficient urban living is.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 4 Jul 2016
EventwholeSEM 3rd Annual Conference: Energy Modelling Insights for Iterative Decision Making - The Møller Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, UK United Kingdom
Duration: 4 Jul 20165 Jul 2016

Conference

ConferencewholeSEM 3rd Annual Conference
Abbreviated titlewholeSEM 2016
CountryUK United Kingdom
CityCambridge
Period4/07/165/07/16

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    Osorio, B. M., McCullen, N., Walker, I., & Coley, D. (2016). Energy use of urban transport and buildings: A new combined metric. Poster session presented at wholeSEM 3rd Annual Conference, Cambridge, UK United Kingdom.