existing buildings

While approaches vary, the goal is the same: increase the efficiency of the building stock by enabling the flow of information into the market and encouraging the market to price energy efficiency. 
Post date: 23 Aug 2011
Type: Publication

In 2008 the United States Green Building Council redefined its existing buildings approach to focus on whole building energy performance.  That year, a repositioned standard, LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance (EBOM), was released - requiring whole-building energy metering and one year of energy performance reporting. Since then, the existing buildings category of LEED-certified buildings has experienced an
Post date: 23 Aug 2011
Type: Publication

"Most energy efficiency efforts have focused on new construction or the low-income sector only, often ignoring the substantial energy savings available by retrofitting existing buildings," said John Thomasian, director of the NGA Center for Best Practices. "This Policy Academy will help states realize energy savings across the board, through comprehensive building retrofits programs," he said.
Post date: 6 Jan 2010
Type: News

Post date: 8 Jun 2009
Type: Publication