Target Improves Efficiency in New Construction (Fact Sheet)

Adam Hirsch

Research output: NRELFact Sheet


Target Corporation partnered with the Department of Energy (DOE) to develop and implement solutions to reduce annual energy consumption in new stores by at least 50% 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. The result was a Target store in Brookfield, Wisconsin, a single-story 133,000 ft2 building completed in July, 2012.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages8
StatePublished - 2013

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/FS-5500-57266

Other Report Number

  • DOE/GO-102013-3867


  • advanced energy design guide
  • advanced energy retrofit guide
  • cold and humid climate
  • Department of Energy (DOE)
  • DOE
  • energy efficiency measures
  • National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
  • Target Corporation


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