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Three Reasons Building Owners Turn Down Energy Audits

Thu, May 23, 2013 @ 01:55 / by Jim Newman posted in IAQ, EBOM, ASHRAE, LEED, Energy Savings, Energy Audit, Recommissioning


... and five tips to help overcome them

Energy audits are one of the best ways to discover money-saving opportunities in an existing building. A commercial or industrial energy audit will identify how much energy a building uses, how efficiently it uses that energy, and where changes and improvements can be made that will impact both the occupant comfort and the bottom line.

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Energy Jumpstart Helps Existing Buildings Qualify for LEED EB: O&M

Thu, Apr 11, 2013 @ 02:07 / by Jim Newman posted in EBOM, ASHRAE, USGBC, LEED, Energy Savings, Energy Audit


Since its inception, LEED EBOM (Existing Building: Operation and Maintenance) set a high standard for existing buildings in terms of energy use. Prerequisite #2 in the Energy and Atmosphere section was an Energy Star Portfolio Manager score of 69 or higher. (For more about Energy Star Certification, click here) For many older buildings, that was too far a stretch.

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