How do buildings contribute to or affect climate change?
All existing buildings and new buildings contribute to Climate Change.
Energy in different formats and other natural resources (water) are used in these buildings for purposes of:
- Regulating Ideal Temperatures
- Providing Electricity for Utility Purposes (running different electrical appliances, lighting, etc)
- Conducting daily chores like (drinking, bathing, cleaning etc)
These demands are meant by the consumption of fossil fuels (either directly or indirectly), which results in the significant release greenhouse gases that are the cause of climate change such as: