Working Toward the Very Low Energy Consumption Building of the Future

Photo of UC Merced’s LEED Gold-rated Science and Engineering Building
June 2009

Producing new commercial buildings that use 80 percent less energy than today's average building is a new target in the fight against global climate change. If such a building's remaining energy consumption is supplied by clean, carbon-neutral renewable energy, it would be responsible for little or no greenhouse gas emissions.

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