New Construction Guide
Guideline / December 12, 2015 / Building Innovation
Increasing energy code stringency and owner demand for higher efficiency in buildings are challenging design teams to deliver high performance without adding costs. The New Construction Guide offers a comprehensive prescriptive approach to new commercial construction projects that achieves efficiencies up to 30% higher than many conventional buildings. It was also included in the USGBC's LEED program as an option to earn Energy and Atmosphere credits.