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IS-2008-133: Energy Performance of LEED for New Construction Buildings

This report by the New Buildings Initiative compared expected and actual energy performance of 121 LEED-certified newly constructed buildings.  These buildings used about 24% less energy compared to the national average.  The Energy Star ratings of these buildings were better that 68% of buildings.  The methodology for these measurements is explained in detail.






















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