LOTUS NC: E-PR-2 and E-1: Passive Design

 

Scope

Energy Prerequisite 2 and Credit 1 applies to all New Construction projects.

 

Intent

To take advantage of the natural climate and site to minimize mechanical cooling and heating demand in the building, while ensuring occupant comfort.

 

Requirements

 

Credit

Requirement

Point

E-PR-2

Conduct a Passive Design Analysis

Mandatory

E-1

Conduct a Passive Design Analysis including thermal and daylight simulations at early design stage

1