Study: Empty commercial buildings wasting energy and money during Covid-19 lockdown

Cecilia Keating
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Ventilation and heating systems guzzle huge amounts of energy in empty buildings. Credit: Michal Osmenda
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Ventilation and heating systems guzzle huge amounts of energy in empty buildings. Credit: Michal Osmenda

Offices, shops, and hotels are still using roughly 84 per cent of their typical energy demand during lockdown, according to findings from energy performance consultants Carbon Intelligence

Empty and semi-empty offices, hotels, and shops are wasting huge amounts of energy during the coronavirus lockdown at a huge environmental and financial cost, according to findings published late last...

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