Procurement Path for Energy-Efficient Buildings

Paul Torcellini, Adam McMillen, Sumit Ray, Kevin Rodgers

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In a perfect world, a building owner tells everyone what sort of building should be built. Talented design and contractor teams come together to design and build it. Twelve months later, the building performs to expectations, and the tenants are all happy. Utility bills match the design energy analysis. Simple, right?.

Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)12-26
Number of pages15
JournalASHRAE Journal
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1 Apr 2015

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Copyright © 2015 ASHRAE.

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/JA-5500-64434


  • design-build procurement process
  • energy performance goals
  • new construction


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