CABA Information Series

(IS-2014-184) EEB Codes: Performance-Based Codes

This report from the Consortium for Building Energy Innovation (CBei) explores performance (or outcome) based building codes, which set standards based on “buildings’ actual energy us, rather than on compliance with stipulated technology or design features.” This feature would allow building owners flexibility in trying out new energy conservation measures; however, most state building codes are not currently performance based.




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