Kohl's Furthers Efforts To Maximize Efficiency (Fact Sheet)

Adam Hirsch

Research output: NRELFact Sheet


Kohl's partnered with the Department of Energy (DOE) to develop and implement solutions to retrofit existing buildings to reduce annual energy consumption by at least 30% versus requirements set by Energy Standard 90.1-2004 of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), and the Illuminating EngineeringSociety of America (IESNA) as part of DOE's Commercial Building Partnership (CBP) program. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) provided technical expertise in support of this DOE program. Kohl's retrofitted a 17 year-old, single-story 87,000 sq. ft store in Niles, Ohio. Kohl's also designated the store as a DOE Better Buildings Challenge showcase store.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages6
StatePublished - 2013

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/FS-5500-57269

Other Report Number

  • DOE/GO-102013-3870


  • Commercial Building Partnership Program
  • cool and humid climates
  • Department of Energy
  • general merchandise
  • Kohl's
  • National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
  • retrofit
  • Zone 5A


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