LOTUS NC: E-PR-3 and E-2: Total Building Energy Use

 

Scope

Energy Prerequisite 3 and Credit 2 applies to all New Construction projects.

 

Intent

To reduce the total building energy use through energy modelling, allowing the identification of strategies to reduce energy consumption and the evaluation of their effectiveness.

 

Requirements

 

Credit

Requirement

Point

E-PR-3

Demonstrate a 10% reduction of the total building energy use compared to the baseline

Mandatory

E-2

1 point for every additional 2.5 % reduction of energy use from the baseline (Up to 45%)

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