Last edited 04 Mar 2021

Energy budget

In the built environment, the term 'energy' is typically used in the context of generating heat, powering equipment, creating products and materials, transportation, and so on.

An energy budget is a specific target for Energy Use Intensity (EUI) that must not by exceeded, where Energy Use Intensity is an annual measure of the total energy consumed in a building. Ref Climate Emergency Design Guide: How new buildings can meet UK climate change targets, published by the London Energy Transformation Initiative (LETI) in January 2020.

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