Author: Kent W. Peterson, P.E., Presidential Member/Fellow ASHRAE

Finding Common Ground: Defining Zero Energy Buildings

Buildings that produce more energy than they consume have moved from concept to increasingly common reality in recent years. But until a few months ago, no general, industry-wide agreement existed as to what exactly defined such a building.

Building Energy Use Intensity

Building EUIs are valuable energy performance metrics for the design, energy modeling and assessment of building energy performance.