Achieving Scale in the US: A View from the Construction and Real Estate Sectors

Highlight / Report / 18-06-2013 / United States / English
Authors: GBPN

An EIU survey commissioned by the GBPN in collaboration with IMT about the U.S. real estate and construction executives's opinion of energy efficiency in the building sector.

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Deep Refurbishment or Deep Energy Refurbishment means to bring something back from a state of reduced efficiency to a better state with ‘deep’ indicating a very substantial improvement of the energy use. [Source: GBPN, 2012]

Deep Renovation or Deep Energy Renovation is a term for a building renovation that captures the full economic energy efficiency potential of improvements. This typically includes a focus on the building shell of existing buildings in order to achieve very high-energy performance. The renovated building consumes 75% less primary energy compared to the status of the existing building before the renovation. The energy consumption after renovation for heating, cooling, ventilation, hot water and lighting, is less than 60 kWh/m2/yr. (Definition often used in Europe) [Source: GBPN, 2012]

The calculated or measured amount of energy needed to meet the energy demand associated with a typical use of the buildings, which includes inter alia, energy used for heating, cooling, ventilation, hot water and lighting (EU). [Source: EPBD recast, 2010/31/EU]

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