Core Performance Guide

Guideline / January 27, 2012 / Building Innovation

The Core Performance Guide is a prescriptive path was first published in 2007. The Core Performance Guide offered a prescriptive approach to achieving high levels of energy efficiency above contemporary energy codes. It was also included in previous versions of USGBC's LEED program as an option to earn Energy and Atmosphere credits.


Core Performance and has been sunset. It will not be receiving any development beyond the updates and errata available here. You might also be interested in the more recent Multifamily Building Guide and the New Construction Guide. If you have any questions, please email [email protected].