COMMERCIAL BUILDING WHITE PAPERS
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Accessibility Guidelines for Buildings
Standards for Accessible Design
Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability by Public Accommodations and in
Commercial Facilities code of federal
regulations reprint Department of
Environmental Newsletter for Commercial Real Estate Environmental issues
that may adversely impact the market value of commercial property and/or create
- Tax Deductions
Technical Application Section 1331 of the
Act establishes energy efficient commercial building tax deductions for
expenditures related to 1) the interior lighting systems, (2) HVAC and hot water
systems, and (3) the building envelope.
- Are you
Ready to Take Advantage of the New Commercial Building Tax Incentives? Use
this worksheet to determine if you are eligible for a tax deduction of up to
$1.80 per square foot for improving the energy efficiency of your existing
commercial buildings or designing high efficiency into new buildings.
- Are Fans
Blowing Your Energy? DOE report points the way to design-based energy
savings by James R Brodrick.
Consumption Characteristics of Commercial Building HVAC Systems Chillers,
Refrigerant Compressors, and Heating Systems
Consumption Characteristics of Commercial Building HVAC Systems; Thermal
Distribution, Auxiliary Equipment, and Ventilation
Consumption Characteristics of Commercial Building HVAC Systems Energy
of the Impact of Commercial Building Envelope Airtightness on HVAC Energy
- Thermal Distribution Losses in Light Commercial Buildings This paper
summarizes the results of our field characterization of the performance of
thermal distribution systems in light commercial buildings.
- ENERGY STARŽ for Light
Commercial HVAC Fact Sheet for Building Owners and Property Managers
Building HVAC Technology Screening Tools
- Commissioning High Performance HVAC
Protect the Life of a Roof
by John Cambruzzi, Johns Manville Roofing Systems Group the building
owner, roofing contractor and roofing systems manufacturer are partners in
assuring the integrity of a roofing system. One way of doing so is to regularly
inspect the roof and provide ongoing maintenance.
Achieving Energy Efficiency, CO2
Emission Reduction and Roof
Cost Savings Case study of SolarSaveŽ energy savings roof coating
- Water Damage
Prevention for Commercial Buildings Protecting the roofs, walls, windows and other components of ‘the envelope’ is
essential to reducing the likelihood of water damage. Use the enclosed
Operations and Maintenance suggestions and handy checklists to help protect your
building envelope against the risk of water damage.
- Water Damage
Prevention for Commercial Buildings HVAC Systems
This brief guide includes all of the basics you need to establish a solid
Operations and Maintenance plan to help protect your building.
- Risk Management Series Primer for Design of Commercial Buildings to Mitigate
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