DOE makes 2010 ASHRAE energy standard the reference for state energy codes

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued a ruling that establishes the 2010 American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers’ (ASHRAE’s) 2010 energy efficiency standard as the commercial building reference standard for state building energy codes.

December 13, 2011 |
Department of Energy

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued a ruling that establishes the 2010 American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers’ (ASHRAE’s) 2010 energy efficiency standard as the commercial building reference standard for state building energy codes.

DOE says that its analysis shows that the 2010 energy efficiency standard contains 18.2% source energy savings and 18.5% site energy savings over the 2007 standard.

Click here to learn more about the DOE ruling. BD+C

 

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