NREL Recommends Ways to Cut Building Energy Costs in Half (Fact Sheet)

Research output: NRELFact Sheet


Building designers and operators could cut energy use by 50% in large office buildings, hospitals, schools, and a variety of stores -- including groceries, general merchandise outlets, and retail outlets -- by following the recommendations of NREL researchers. The innovative energy-saving recommendations are contained in technical support documents and Advanced Energy Design Guides compiled byNREL.
Original languageAmerican English
StatePublished - 2013

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/FS-6A42-59019


  • advanced energy design guides
  • AEDG
  • air conditioning
  • building efficiency
  • daylighting
  • doors
  • EE
  • energy efficiency
  • energy savings
  • groceries
  • heating
  • hospitals
  • large office buildings
  • lighting power density
  • merchandise outlets
  • occupancy sensors
  • plug loads
  • plug-in devices
  • retail outlets
  • roofs
  • schools
  • technical support documents
  • ventilating
  • walls
  • window


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