HVAC

HVAC accounts for 34 percent of energy used on site and 31 percent of primary energy use

In commercial buildings, space heating, cooling, and ventilation account for 34 percent of energy used on site and 31 percent of primary energy use, according to the U.S. Department of Energy.  The Green Proving Ground program selected multiple innovative HVAC technologies to investigate their usefulness, effectiveness, and applicability across the GSA portfolio.
 

 

Published HVAC/Energy Management Findings

The Green Proving Ground program, in association with federal laboratories, has subjected the following technologies to real-world measurement and verification in GSA buildings. Links to published results are listed below.

 

*M&V Results Demonstrate Broad Deployment Potential

 

The Green Proving Ground program leverages GSA’s real estate portfolio to test innovative building technologies and provide recommendations on their deployment.

 

Last Reviewed 2016-02-02