50% Advanced Energy Design Guides: Preprint

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This paper presents the process, methodology, and assumptions for the development of the 50% Energy Savings Advanced Energy Design Guides (AEDGs), a design guidance document that provides specific recommendations for achieving 50% energy savings above the requirements of ANSI/ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90.1-2004 in four building types: 1. Small to medium office buildings, 2. K-12 school buildings, 3.Medium to big box retail buildings, 4. Large hospital buildings.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages18
StatePublished - 2012
EventACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings - Pacific Grove, California
Duration: 12 Aug 201217 Aug 2012


ConferenceACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings
CityPacific Grove, California

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/CP-5500-55470


  • advanced energy design guides
  • buildings
  • energy savings


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