Greenhouse Gas Emissions Accounting in Buildings

Research output: NRELFact Sheet


Buildings account for 30% of greenhouse gas emissions in the US. In order to aid in better decisions that reduce emissions from building operations, accurate emissions accounting is important. This fact sheet reviews existing operational GHG emission accounting approaches, frameworks, and data sources and provides recommendations while using an emissions accounting framework.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages4
StatePublished - 2022

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/FS-5500-81671


  • accounting frameworks
  • emissions accounting
  • GHG emissions


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