Design for Performance Not Compliance: Making Measured Energy In-Use the Objective for New Office Buildings


As part of the 'Design for Performance' Project the following paper was presented at International Conference on Energy Efficiency in Commercial Buildings (IEECB’16 ), Frankfurt, March 2016.

The paper describes the transformation that has taken place over the last 15 years in the energy efficiency of new office buildings constructed in Australia and considers if and how countries across Europe could follow suit.