TITLE

Energy Star, LEED, and Commercial Buildings

AUTHOR(S)
D'Antonio, Peter C.
PUB. DATE
May 2004
SOURCE
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;May2004, Vol. 76 Issue 5, pEGB2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides information on two initiatives of the U.S. government targeting energy use and promoting energy efficiency. Background on Energy Star introduced by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; Objective of the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system; Difference between Energy Star and LEED; Integrated approach to improving energy performance in existing buildings recommended by the Energy Star Buildings Manual; Goals and benefits of the whole-building approach of LEED. INSETS: Site and Source Energy;An Approach to Green-Building Design.
ACCESSION #
13321006

 

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