Minimum Energy Performance - EAp2

Intent To establish the minimum level of energy efficiency for the proposed building and systems to reduce environmental and economic impacts associated with excessive energy use

Requirements For new buildings, design the energy consumption to meet Commercial Building Incentive Program (CBIP) requirements for a 25% reduction from Model National Energy Code for Buildings (MNECB) requirements (includes 'non-regulated' plug loads, excludes process equipment), OR, reduce design energy cost by 18% from ASHRAE/IESNA 90.1-1999

The intent and requirements described on this webpage are paraphrased from the copyrighted works of the USGBC "LEED 2009 for New Construction and Major Renovations Rating System November 2008", and, the CAGBC "LEED Rating System & Addendum for New Construction and Major Renovations LEED Canada-NC version 1.0 December 2004", and are presented here strictly for informational purposes and are not intended to supplant or be used in place of the original copyrighted works.