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Assessing the sustainability of Serbian school buildings by ASPID method

ABSTRACT
Sustainable development indicators mainly provide information that can link the observed energy system with sustainable development. This paper considers building energy indicators in order to provide monitoring and measurement of energy performance of buildings. The results of measurement which are considered were obtained in school buildings in Serbia. The aim of this paper is to select, define, and calculate energy indicators as criteria for evaluating the quality of public buildings, with regard to sustainable development. The criteria for assessing sustainability are quantified by certain defined sets of economic, social and environmental indicators. The ASPID method of multi-criteria analysis is also described and mathematically presented. This method is based on the synthesis technique of fuzzy sets and the sustainability of the school buildings was based on their assessment as complex energy systems.
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PAPER SUBMITTED: 2017-05-29
PAPER REVISED: 2017-12-08
PAPER ACCEPTED: 2018-02-02
PUBLISHED ONLINE: 2018-04-28
DOI REFERENCE: https://doi.org/10.2298/TSCI170529131J
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