What`s new in codes and standards Office of Building Technologies (OBT) - building standards and guidelines

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Technical feasibility and cost-effectiveness are key to designing and constructing buildings that are more comfortable than today`s buildings yet require less than one-third as much energy. However, several market barriers prevent architects and builders from doing so. Those who design and construct buildings - often not the same as those who own and operate the buildings - tend to focus on first cost rather than operating costs. Building operating costs are often hidden and passed on to others. Information on the feasibility, cost, and benefits of improving building energy efficiency is often not available.

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Technical feasibility and cost-effectiveness are key to designing and constructing buildings that are more comfortable than today`s buildings yet require less than one-third as much energy. However, several market barriers prevent architects and builders from doing so. Those who design and construct buildings - often not the same as those who own and operate the buildings - tend to focus on first cost rather than operating costs. Building operating costs are often hidden and passed on to others. Information on the feasibility, cost, and benefits of improving building energy efficiency is often not available.

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OSTI as DE95004097

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  • Other: DE95004097
  • Report No.: DOE/GO--10095-178
  • Grant Number: AC36-83CH10093
  • DOI: 10.2172/116671 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 116671
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc624092

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What`s new in codes and standards Office of Building Technologies (OBT) - building standards and guidelines, report, September 1, 1995; Golden, Colorado. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc624092/: accessed October 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.