Building energy analysis computer programs developed by federal agencies

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  • Buildings -- United States -- Energy consumption.

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Statementby the U.S. General Accounting Office.
The Physical Object
Pagination15, 12 p. ;
Number of Pages15
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Open LibraryOL14511830M

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GAO was asked to examine: (1) the cost to the government to develop building energy analysis computer programs; the utilization of these programs; (2) the rationale for selecting a government-developed program as the Building Energy Performance Standards (BEPS) evaluation technique for calculating energy consumption in buildings; (3) the continuing need for the government to develop.

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