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Transfer of authorities for implementation of building energy performance standards

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Governmental Affairs.

Transfer of authorities for implementation of building energy performance standards

hearing before the Committee on Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, Ninety-sixth Congress, first session, on S. 1604, November 20, 1979.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Governmental Affairs.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Dept. of Energy.,
    • United States. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development.,
    • Buildings -- Energy conservation -- Law and legislation -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF26 .G67 1979aj
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 196 p. :
      Number of Pages196
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4237424M
      LC Control Number80601881

      The last increases in the energy performance requirements of the Code were made in , and the gap between leading commercial. 3. buildings and the minimum standards has widened. In , Green Star office buildings emitted on average 45 per cent fewer emissions than new office buildings built to the minimum standards. 4. The energy performance certificate, originally introduced. in the EPBD Directive, has been plagued by poor implementation in most Member States. The recast Directive is decisive in improving the imple-mentation. Primarily, the EPC shall include: • The energy performance of a building and reference values such as minimum energy.

      to the baseline building performance rating per the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)/American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc., (ASHRAE)/Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IESNA) Standard , Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential. Abstract. The US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Buildings and Community Systems (BCS) encourages increased efficiency of energy use in the buildings sector through the conduct of a comprehensive research program, the transfer of research results to industry, and the implementation of DOE's statutory responsibilities in the buildings area.

      The five ‘overarching’ EPB standards ISO , , , and have in common that each of these describes an important step in the assessment of the energy performance of building: ISO is the overarching EPB standard, providing the general framework of the EPB assessment. It establishes a systematic. Appendix 1: Energy Star Sets Energy Performance Standards for Buildings WHAT IS THE ENERGY STAR BUILDING PERFORMANCE STANDARD? •For residential single and multifamily new construction up to 3 stories, it is a systsem for achieving and verifying a certain level gof performance with respect to energy efficiency.


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