This June 2020 white paper form AEEE explores building performance standards across different national jurisdictions. To date, multiple approaches exist, and different cities are pursuing a variety of different approaches suited to their community needs and requirements. It is argued that complementary policies are required to help cover costs faced by building owners, and that further analysis is needed to determine how performance standards apply in critical markets, such as affordable housing.
Key words: protocols/standards, energy management

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