AIA 2030 Commitment Program reports new results

The full report contains participating firm demographics, energy reduction initiatives undertaken by firms, anecdotal accounts, and lessons learned.

June 01, 2012

The American Institute of Architects has released the most recent results of its 2030 Commitment Program, a voluntary initiative for AIA member firms to reach AIA’s goal of carbon-neutral buildings by 2030. Key findings from the new report, “Measuring Industry Progress Towards 2030”:

• 104 firms submitted reports––an 86% increase over the number of reports in 2010
• 656 million gsf represented in this data—a 70% increase from 2010
• 57% of total gsf used energy modeling to predict operational energy consumption
• 45% of total gsf for which actual energy use will be collected––a 9% increase from 2010
• 34.6% average Predicted Energy Use Intensity reduction reported by firms
• 21% average firm reduction in Lighting Power Density for interior projects
• 12.8% of total gsf meeting the current 60% carbon reduction target

The full report contains participating firm demographics, energy reduction initiatives undertaken by firms, anecdotal accounts, and lessons learned. Free download by clicking here or the PDF below. +

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