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Title: Energy savings and cost-benefit analysis of the new commercial building standard in China

In this study, a comprehensive comparison of the commercial building energy efficiency standard between the previous 2005 version and the new proposed version is conducted, including the energy efficiency analysis and cost-benefit analysis. To better understand the tech-economic performance of the new Chinese standard, energy models were set up based on a typical commercial office building in Chinese climate zones. The building energy standard in 2005 is used as the baseline for this analysis. Key building technologies measures are analyzed individually, including roof, wall, window, lighting and chiller and so on and finally whole building cost-benefit analysis was conducted. Results show that the new commercial building energy standard demonstrates good cost-effective performance, with whole building payback period around 4 years.
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  1. Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States); SouthEast Univ., Jiangsu Province (China)
  2. Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
  3. China Academy of Building Research, Beijing (China)
  4. Beijing Jiaotong Univ., Beijing (China)
Publication Date:
Report Number(s):
Journal ID: ISSN 1877-7058; ir:1005743
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Procedia Engineering
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 121; Journal Issue: C; Journal ID: ISSN 1877-7058
Research Org:
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
Environmental Energy Technologies Division; USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; commercial building; energy efficiency standard; reference building; cost-benefit; simulation
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