National Labs Partner for Commercial Building Efficiency

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05/17/2010

National Labs Partner for Commercial Building Efficiency

Commercial building operators can now tap the expertise of national laboratories and private-sector technical experts to help save money and energy

 

Commercial building owners and operators can now tap the expertise of national laboratories and private-sector technical experts to help them save money and energy across building portfolios.

 

The new U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) initiative, Commercial Building Partnerships (CBP), has recruited three participating laboratories: National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, owners and operators of selected projects must commit to substantial energy savings. “CBP participants will create buildings with measured energy savings of at least 50 percent for new construction and 30 percent for existing buildings,” says Paul Torcellini, group manager for commercial building research at NREL.

 

Publicly available case studies will describe each CBP new construction and retrofit project in detail. This documentation will make it straightforward for building owners and operators outside of the CBP initiative to benefit from the work being done.

 

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Visit our website today to learn about the design flexibility of a Morton building and the endless possibilities of partnering with our designBUILD team.

When choosing a metal-clad building for your next construction project, consider Morton Buildings, Inc., and their designBUILD team, we’ll make your dream a reality. 


Wood construction is both cost and energy efficient. Check out Morton Buildings and our designBUILD team online today to discover all the benefits of post-frame construction.


 

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