Architects tackle emissions in a culture that discards homes

Author: Umair Irfan

Categories: Energy and Technology, Sasakawa USA Blog

In Japan, buildings use close to 70 percent of the country’s electricity, as many structures leak air and moisture or use outdated equipment. More than one-third of the country’s greenhouse gases come from homes and offices. In an article for E&E News, Sasakawa USA 2016 Journalism Fellow writes about ways architects in Japan are working to improve energy efficiency.

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