Building Standards To Cut Energy Approved
Under the standard, nonresidential buildings must install cool roofs, which can reduce a roof's temperature, thereby reducing air conditioning costs. Also, when new HVAC equipment is installed, ductwork must be inspected and sealed to correct large leaks in existing ducts. For more information on the standard, visit www.energy.ca.gov.
- by J.J. Siegel
Publication date: 12/08/2003