Commercial Energy Use Model for the Ten U.S. Federal Regions by Stephen M. Cohn

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StatementCohn, Steve M.
ContributionsCorum, Kenton R., Kurish, James.
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Pagination67 p. $0.00 C.1.
Number of Pages67
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Profile of Residential Energy Use 12 Profile of Commercial Energy Use 19 Impacts of Policy and Regulation 27 Conclusion 30 Figure Sources 31 Notes • Data available to evaluate residential energy performance are more robust than those available to evaluate commercial energy performance, and that disparity is reflected in this report.

Chapter Federal Spending on Energy Used in Commercial and Residential Buildings 39 0 Figure 3-l—Federal Facilities Energy Use Fiscal year Agency m DOD = DOE m USPS-VA = GSA m Other NOTE: Site accounting used for electricity (see ch. SOURCE: U.S. Department of Energy, Federal Energy Management.

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in ) Name the four main types. The model is used to forecast future US commercial energy use with and without the conservation programs specified in the National Energy Act.

The impacts of four programs are presented; these programs include the Buildings Energy Performance Standards, the Investment Tax Credit Program, the Schools and Hospitals Grants Programs, and the.

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