A new design guide is now available from industry leading organizations to help contractors and designers develop a viable plan for attaining zero energy multifamily buildings.
Advanced Energy Design Guide for Multifamily Buildings-Achieving Zero Energy (AEDG) is the third in the AEDG zero energy guide series. The design guide outlines strategies for achieving energy targets such as setting measurable goals, hiring design teams committed to those goals, using simulation throughout the design and construction processes and being aware of how process decisions affect energy usage. In this edition, content has been included on renovation and resiliency along with expanded guidance on hot water and high load in multifamily buildings.
To learn more and download Advanced Energy Design Guide for Multifamily Buildings-Achieving Zero Energy, please visit ashrae.org/freeaedg.