Department of Energy asks for feedback on cost-effectiveness of building energy codes

The methodology includes an energy savings assessment

By Peter Fabris, Contributor | May 4, 2015

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a Request for Information (RFI) in the Federal Register seeking input on how the Department may update and improve its methodology for assessing the cost-effectiveness of residential and commercial building energy codes.

The methodology includes an energy savings assessment. DOE is directed by statute to provide technical assistance to states to support the implementation of model building energy codes. DOE is interested in feedback on its analysis methodology, preferred sources of cost data, and parameter assumptions surrounding its cost-effectiveness assessment.

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