Advanced Buildings takes high performance to a whole new level

New Construction Guide

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Increasing energy code stringency and owner demand for higher efficiency in buildings are challenging design teams to deliver high performance without adding costs.

The New Construction Guide from Advanced Buildings offers a comprehensive approach to new commercial construction projects that achieves efficiencies up to 40% higher than conventional buildings.

Advanced Buildings is a direct, integrated design approach for achieving predictable energy savings in small- to medium-sized buildings without the need for modeling in most cases. The New Construction Guide brings together a set of criteria defining high performance in building envelope, lighting, HVAC, power systems and controls. With this well-organized guide, building design and construction professionals have access to quantitative and descriptive specifications for exceeding state and national energy standards. The cost of the guide is $129 and includes access to an electronic version and hard copy.

Buy the electronic and hard copy versions of the guide for only $129

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