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Innovative Building Technology Guide: Selecting the Best Solutions for Your Project


Release Date: 
October 2017 (92 pages)
Posted Date:   
October 16, 2017

The evaluation and selection of building technologies during design and construction is challenging for building owners and design professionals. Building technologies, components, and systems differ in the types and extent of benefits they offer for any given building. This report provides guidance about economic, feasibility, and performance considerations that are relevant during the conceptual, scoping, design, and implementation phases of a building project. The analytic framework will assist building owners and operators, design professionals, and other decisionmakers in selecting the technologies that best fit their needs.

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