A Post-Occupancy Look at LEED Building Performance

Turner, Cathy
October 2006
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Oct2006, Vol. 78 Issue 10, p26
The article presents a study on the energy and water efficiency measures being applied by U.S. Green Building Council Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design(LEED)-certified buildings in the Pacific Northwest region in the U.S. A basic whole-building information and initial modeling for the buildings' LEED submittals was used to summarize performances. Methods used in estimating energy savings are presented. Actual water use in the buildings are mostly less than the initial baseline model. INSETS: Interpreting Projections;Temperature Differences.


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