Implications of energy efficiency improvements on embodied impacts of the United States building stock

Mehdi Noori


Post-doctoral associate in the civil and environmental engineering department at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His work focuses on conducting research and developing tools in life cycle assessment, life cycle cost analysis, and resilience. 


Motivation A building stock most probably keep and lock in its energy performance behavior for decades. The existing building stock in the U.S. accounts for 40% of energy consumption, while building energy demand grew by 51%... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Mehdi Noori (MIT)
  2. Jeremy Gregory (MIT)
  3. Randolph E. Kirchain (Materials Systems Laboratory, Engineering Systems Division, Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Topic Areas

• Life cycle sustainability assessment , • Open source data, big data, data mining and industrial ecology , • Food, energy, water, and nutrient material flows and footprints


TS-18 » Sustainable energy systems 1 (13:45 - Tuesday, 27th June, Room I)

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