Commissioning High Performance Buildings
USGBC research suggests that, for multiple reasons, 25% of LEED certified buildings do not save as much energy as their design predicted. Project teams should begin in the predesign phase, which includes a commissioning authority that implements the commissioning process, to ensure developing a sustainable, healthy, high performance building.
Authors: By H. Jay Enck
Citation: ASHRAE Journal, vol. 52, no. 1, January 2010
Publish Date: January 2010
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