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Buildings - Fossil fuel reduction opportunities - energy efficient technologies 9 Items

U.S. buildings' energy-saving potential, 2010–2050

http://www.rmi.org/RFGraph-US_buildings_energy_saving_potential
With significant investments in efficient technologies and smart controls—probably requiring a transformation of the real-estate industry—the U.S. can achieve building energy savings of 38%. With the widespread adoption of integrative design, those savings could potentially rise to 69%. Both figures assume a 70% increase in floorspace by 2050.

 

Residential building energy efficiency supply curve, by end use, 2050

http://www.rmi.org/RFGraph-residential-building-energy-efficiency-supply-curve
To determine how much residential building energy can be saved at what cost we created efficiency supply curves.

 

Commercial building energy efficiency supply curve, by end use, 2050

http://www.rmi.org/RFGraph-Commercial_building_energy_efficiency
To determine how much commercial building energy can be saved at what cost, we created efficiency supply curves.

 

Cost trajectories for CFLS

http://www.rmi.org/RFGraph-Cost_trajectories_CFLS
As the market share of compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) has increased, their retail price has decreased more than 75%, thanks to “learning curves.”

 

Age of the U.S. housing stock's primary heating systems, 2010

http://www.rmi.org/RFGraph-Age_of_US_housing_heating_systems
The U.S. housing stock is aging. Almost 40% of pre-1990 homes contain heating systems that are more than twenty years old, making them ripe for deep retrofits. These retrofits could take advantage of right timing by improving the building envelope while replacing the furnace with a smaller, more efficient one.

 

Changes in commercial building stock, 2010-2050

http://www.rmi.org/RFGraph-Changes_commercial_building_stock
From 2010 to 2050, the commercial U.S. building stock will change with new construction and demolitions to the existing stock. As the stock changes, efficient equipment and insulation will be installed in 95% of commercial buildings. For Reinventing Fire, we forecasted what the uptake for efficiency could be in the commercial sector.

 

Changes in residential building stock, 2010-2050

http://www.rmi.org/RFGraph-Changes_residential_building_stock
From 2010 to 2050, the residential U.S. building stock will change with new construction and demolitions to the existing stock. As the stock changes, efficient equipment and insulation will be installed in 95% of residential buildings . For Reinventing Fire, we forecasted what the uptake for efficiency could be in the commercial sector.

 

Average residential and commercial physical energy use intensity, 2010-2050

http://www.rmi.org/RFGraph-avg_residential_commercial_energy_use_intensity
The efficiency gains identified in Reinventing Fire would reduce physical energy use intensity by 60% for residential buildings and 42% for commercial buildings.

 

Benchmarking a new U.S. office building

http://www.rmi.org/RFGraph-benchmark_new_US_office_building
Providing your design team with targets and guides can be useful. This table provides a set of benchmarks for specific components in an office building based on best practices garnered from RMI’s experience.

 

 
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