Optimize Energy Performance
Intent
Achieve increasing levels of energy performance to reduce environmental and economic impacts
associated with excessive energy use.
Energy - Building Envelope
Intent
Achieve increasing levels of energy performance in the building envelope to reduce environmental and
economic impacts associated with excessive energy use.
Energy - HVAC
Intent
Achieve increasing levels of energy performance in the building heating, air conditioning and ventilation
systems to reduce environmental and economic impacts associated with excessive energy use.
Energy - Water Heating
Intent
Achieve increasing levels of energy performance in the building domestic water heating systems to reduce
environmental and economic impacts associated with excessive energy use.
Energy - Appliances
Intent
Reduce appliance energy consumption.
On-Site Renewable Energy
Intent
Encourage and recognize increasing levels of on-site renewable energy self-supply in order to reduce
environmental and economic impacts associated with fossil fuel energy use.
Green Power
Intent
Encourage the development and use of grid-source, renewable energy technologies on a net zero
pollution basis.
Refrigerant Management
Intent
Reduce ozone depletion and support early compliance with the Montreal Protocol while minimizing direct
contributions to global warming.
Measurement & Verification
Intent
Provide for the ongoing accountability of building energy consumption over time
Commissioning of the Building Energy Systems
Intent
Verify that the project’s energy related systems are installed, calibrated and perform according to the
owner’s project requirements, basis of design, and construction documents.
Local, National and
International Green website
resource data bank.
Nashville
Energy