benchmarking / common metrics

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Post date: 21 Dec 2009
Type: Tool

The Sustainable Building Alliance is non-profit, non-partisan, international network of standard setting organizations, national building research centres and key property industry and construction sector stakeholders, that is intended to accelerate the international adoption of Sustainable Building (SB) practices through the promotion of shared metrics of building performance assessment and rating. (www.sballiance.org)
Post date: 25 Nov 2009
Type: News

Post date: 19 Oct 2009
Type: Tool

Post date: 12 Jun 2009
Type: Tool

Post date: 11 Jun 2009
Type: Link

Buildings (both domestic and non-domestic) in EU are responsible for approximately 40% of the primary energy use. This makes buildings the largest 'energy-using-sector' in the Union. From the energy point of view, one can reduce consumption: by using building products that are sustainable (e.g. have little embodied energy), by designing and constructing buildings that use as little energy as possible with respect to heating, cooling, ventilation, etc. and by maintaining and operating buildings without wasting energy.
Post date: 10 Jun 2009
Type: Case

Post date: 10 Jun 2009
Type: Link

Post date: 9 Jun 2009
Type: Link

This publication offers comprehensive building energy benchmarks; including what they are, how they were developed and how to use them. It also provides details of separable energy uses and includes weather and occupancy adjustments.
Post date: 22 May 2009
Type: Publication