Podcast: The Intersection of Energy Codes and Building Performance Standards

In the first episode of a series of NBI staff discussing papers presented at the 2022 ACEEE Summer Study, we talk with NBI Director of Codes Kim Cheslak about the relationship between building codes and existing or proposed building performance standards, also known as BPS.

Kim co-authored the paper The Intersection of Energy Codes and Building Performance Standards, which includes recommendations that can inform jurisdictions seeking to align building codes and BPS to meet their climate goals. In this podcast, we talk with Kim about some of the ways governments are using codes and BPS to reduce energy use and greenhouse gas emissions of buildings.


Read the full paper


The paper was co-authored by:
Amy Boyce, Associate Director of Codes and Technical Strategy, Institute for Market Transformation
Kimberly Cheslak, Director of Codes, New Buildings Institute
Jim Edelson, Director of Policy, New Buildings Institute

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