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Procedures for Commercial Building Energy Audits

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This reference defines best practices for energy survey and analysis for purchasers and providers of energy audit services. This new, full-color edition provides updated guidance and tools for energy consulting engineers, LEED® professionals, real estate professionals, building owners and building managers.

Expanded since its LEED-referenced 2004 publication, this version details energy auditing methods and provides new sample forms and templates that illustrate the content and arrangement of a complete, effective energy analysis report.

The second edition of Procedures:

  • Provides a reference guide for building owners, managers, and government entities as to what to expect from an audit
  • Establishes guidelines for Levels 1, 2 and 3 of audit effort 
  • Shows how to conduct effective energy audits that lead to actionable audit reports
  • Includes more than 25 guideline forms plus access to the forms in spreadsheet format for easy customization

Procedures for Commercial Building Energy Audits, Second Edition
Available in print or digital format

Preview Audit Forms and Templates

ASHRAE offers sample audit forms and templates for download to help potential customers evaluate Procedures' impact: Supplemental Files 

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