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E1.1 Build New Facilities to High Standards

Requirement New buildings and major renovations shall comply with ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2013 or equivalent. 
Applicability All businesses that are building or modernizing buildings for their own use shall meet this requirement. This requirement applies to all construction projects that are within the scope of Standard 90.1-2013. 
Documentation The AA Report shall identify new construction projects implemented by the business during the period for which the report applies. If the local or state energy code is equivalent to Standard 90.1-2013, then the compliance documentation submitted as part of the building permit application shall be adequate. If the state or local energy code is not equivalent to Standard 90.1-2013, then documentation shall be prepared in accordance with the guidelines published in the Standard 90.1-2013 User’s Manual.
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ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2013                            

User's Manual to ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2013