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A Longitudinal Study of the Post-Occupancy Energy Performance of K-12 School Buildings in Arizona

Abstract Energy performance and efficiency plays of major role in the operations of K-12 schools, as it is a significant expense and a source of budgetary pressure upon schools. Energy performance is tied to the physical infrastructure of schools, as well as the operational and behavioral patterns they accommodate. Little documentation exists within the existing literature on the measured post-occupancy performance of schools once they have begun measuring and tracking their energy performance. Further, little is known about the patterns of change over time in regard to energy performance and whether there is differentiation in these patterns between school districts.

This paper examines the annual Energy Use Intensity (EUI) of 28 different K-12 s... (more)
Created Date 2015
Contributor Thurston, Anna (Author) / Sullivan, Kenneth (Advisor) / Okamura, Patrick (Committee member) / Slife, Curtis (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Engineering / energy efficiency / energy management / energy performance / facility management / K-12 schools / measured energy use
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 31 pages
Language English
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Note Masters Thesis Construction 2015
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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