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Title: ASEAN-USAID buildings energy conservation project. Volume 1, Energy standards: Final report

Abstract

Mandatory or voluntary energy-efficiency standards for new or existing buildings can play an important role in a national program aimed at promoting energy conservation. Building codes and standards can provide a degree of control over design and building practices throughout the construction process, and encourage awareness of energy-conscious design. Studies in developed countries indicate that efficiency standards can produce energy reductions on the order of 20 to 40% or more. Within ASEAN, analyses of the savings potential from the proposed standards suggest that if implemented, these standards would produce savings over current new design practice of 19% to 24%. In this volume we provide an overview of the ASEAN-USAID project aimed at promulgating standards for energy efficiency in commercial buildings. The process of developing and implementing energy-efficiency standards for buildings can be subdivided into two key components: policy development; and technical and economic analysis. Each of these involves a number of steps and processes, as outlined in Figure 1-1. This volume describes the technical and economic analyses used to develop the proposed energy efficiency standards for four countries (Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines, and Indonesia), and to refine an energy standard existing in Singapore since 1979. Though oriented toward the ASEANmore » region, the analysis methods described here are applicable in a range of settings, provided appropriate modifications are made for local building construction, climatic, economic, and political conditions. Implementation issues are not specifically addressed here; rather this volume is oriented towards the analytical work needed to establish or revise an energy standard for buildings.« less

Authors:
;  [1];  [2]
  1. eds.; Lawrence Berkeley Lab., CA (United States)
  2. Deringer Group, Riva, MD (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Berkeley Lab., CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
Agency for International Development, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
10161207
Report Number(s):
LBL-32380-Vol.1
ON: DE93015245
DOE Contract Number:  
AC03-76SF00098
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: Jun 1992
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; 29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY AND ECONOMY; DEVELOPING COUNTRIES; ENERGY CONSERVATION; COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS; ENERGY EFFICIENCY STANDARDS; PROGRESS REPORT; RESEARCH PROGRAMS; MALAYSIA; THAILAND; PHILIPPINES; INDONESIA; SINGAPORE; 320100; 291000; BUILDINGS; CONSERVATION

Citation Formats

Levine, M D, Busch, J F, and Deringer, J J. ASEAN-USAID buildings energy conservation project. Volume 1, Energy standards: Final report. United States: N. p., 1992. Web. doi:10.2172/10161207.
Levine, M D, Busch, J F, & Deringer, J J. ASEAN-USAID buildings energy conservation project. Volume 1, Energy standards: Final report. United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/10161207
Levine, M D, Busch, J F, and Deringer, J J. Mon . "ASEAN-USAID buildings energy conservation project. Volume 1, Energy standards: Final report". United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/10161207. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/10161207.
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abstractNote = {Mandatory or voluntary energy-efficiency standards for new or existing buildings can play an important role in a national program aimed at promoting energy conservation. Building codes and standards can provide a degree of control over design and building practices throughout the construction process, and encourage awareness of energy-conscious design. Studies in developed countries indicate that efficiency standards can produce energy reductions on the order of 20 to 40% or more. Within ASEAN, analyses of the savings potential from the proposed standards suggest that if implemented, these standards would produce savings over current new design practice of 19% to 24%. In this volume we provide an overview of the ASEAN-USAID project aimed at promulgating standards for energy efficiency in commercial buildings. The process of developing and implementing energy-efficiency standards for buildings can be subdivided into two key components: policy development; and technical and economic analysis. Each of these involves a number of steps and processes, as outlined in Figure 1-1. This volume describes the technical and economic analyses used to develop the proposed energy efficiency standards for four countries (Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines, and Indonesia), and to refine an energy standard existing in Singapore since 1979. Though oriented toward the ASEAN region, the analysis methods described here are applicable in a range of settings, provided appropriate modifications are made for local building construction, climatic, economic, and political conditions. Implementation issues are not specifically addressed here; rather this volume is oriented towards the analytical work needed to establish or revise an energy standard for buildings.},
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