Energy Department Requests Comments for Tenant Star Study


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WASHINGTON, DC—The Department of Energy has published a request in the Federal Register seeking comments for the Tenant Star program that was established in a bill passed by the Congress earlier this year and signed by President Obama. Called the Energy Efficiency Improvement Act of 2015, the measure authorizes the US Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Energy to create a voluntary program modeled after the ENERGY STAR program. Once it is put into effect, the program is expected to provide similar recognition for property owners and tenants that design, construct and operate energy-efficient building spaces.

This request for comments the Energy Department published is a requirement of the law and represents one of the first steps for the measure to actually take shape. Specifically, the department is seeking comments regarding “effective methods, measures, and practices for the design and construction of separate building spaces (also known as tenant spaces) to create high-performance, energy efficient spaces.”…

Energy Department Requests Comments for Tenant Star Study

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