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Title: New Path for Building Compliance in ASHRAE Model Energy Efficiency Standard

This article describes a new path for performance based compliance with ASHRAE Standard 90.1. Using Appendix G, the Performance Rating Method, this path allows the same simulated baseline model to be used for both code compliance and beyond code programs. The baseline is fixed at approximately 90.1-2004 and independent of the designer's chosen design solutions to the greatest extent possible
Authors:
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1242339
Report Number(s):
PNNL-SA-115857
BT0400000
DOE Contract Number:
AC05-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Energy Priorities Magazine, (February 9, 2016)
Research Org:
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), Richland, WA (US)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
Appendix G; Addendum BM; performance based code compliance