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Achieving a More Meaningful Assessment of Commercial Building Code Compliance

Commercial energy codes and compliance are critical tools for increasing efficiency in new commercial buildings. However, assessing commercial energy code compliance can be a complex and costly endeavor. In addition, previous studies that included a narrow emphasis on a binary assessment of code compliance fail to provide meaningful feedback that could be used to design better code initiatives and more effective enforcement efforts. This webinar described two recent studies that have attempted to develop a deeper and more meaningful assessment of commercial building code compliance.