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To initiate a high performance building project, contact your local Trane office.


Resources

Learn more about High Performance Buildings

Trane has created this library of resources for information about high performance buildings. The following organizations are contributing to the discussions, definitions and standards.


General Information

U.S. Department of Energy


High Performance Buildings

DOE High Performance Buildings Database

High Performance Building Council – A council of the National Institute of Building Sciences

BetterBricks on High performance buildings and energy efficiency

Energy Performance of LEED for New Construction Buildings by the New Buildings Institute

High Performance Buildings database by the New Buildings Institute

Minnesota State Planning Report on High Performance Buildings

New Construction and Green Buildings Program of the New York Energy Summit


High Performance Schools

High Performance Schools on the IAQ Design Tools for Schools site

High Performance Schools on the California State Green Building Site

Energy Design Guidelines for Schools by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory


Commercial Buildings

U.S. DOE Commercial Building Initiative

High Performance Buildings for High Tech Industries

Building Lifecycle Cost Programs from the Federal Energy Management Program

AirAdvice


Governmental High Performance Buildings

High Performance Buildings on the FedCenter Site – the Federal facilities site for environmental stewardship and compliance

High Performance Buildings Guidelines of the City of New York


Energy and Environmental Topics

Environmental Energy Technologies Division – a research division of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

“Carbon dioxide measures up as a real hazard” – article on the Occupational Health and Safety site


Additional Links

High Performance Buildings magazine

Proposed ASHRAE Standard 189.1P for the Design of High–Performance Green Buildings

Operations & Maintenance Best Practices from the Federal Energy Management Program

Engineering Toolbox