ENERGY STAR Design Guide

Last updated: 03-22-2021
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If you're designing a new commercial building, this 28-page guide will help you set an energy target, evaluate energy strategies, document energy intent, and earn recognition. It also highlights how to benchmark energy use for the building, once it's built and operating, to ensure that the building is operating as intended.

You can also download the Energy Design Guidance Checklist for a summary of each step in the process to ensure that all actions are executed to implement energy efficiency strategies and achieve goals.