Energy Efficiency Standards for New Federal Commercial and Multi-Family High-Rise Residential Buildings' Baseline Standards Update (RIN 1904-AD39)

Section 305(a) of the Energy Conservation and Production Act (ECPA) requires that DOE establish by rule Federal building and energy efficiency standards for all Federal commercial and multi-family high-rise residential buildings.  This final EA evaluates the potential environmental impacts of updating the building energy efficiency standards for commercial and multi-family high-rise residential buildings to ASHRAE 90.1-2013.