HVAC accounts for 44 percent of commerical building energy use

In commercial buildings, space heating, cooling, and ventilation accounts for 44 percent of energy used on site, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. The GPG program selected multiple innovative HVAC technologies to investigate their usefulness, effectiveness, and applicability across the GSA portfolio.

Published HVAC Findings

The GPG 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 Deployment Potential for GSA

Emerging Building Technologies' two programs, Green Proving Ground (GPG) and Pilot to Portfolio (P2P), enable GSA to make sound investment decisions in next-generation building technologies based on their real-world performance.

Last Reviewed: 2021-07-08