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Guideline E.1: Energy Efficiency


To meet energy-efficiency performance standards for buildings to significantly reduce carbon dioxide emissions.

Required Performance Criteria

  1. Meet MN SB 2030 Energy Standards, information on which can be found at Results and compliance are tracked in the B3 Guidelines Tracking Tool.
  2. Document predicted and actual energy use by type. For all New Buildings and Major Renovations, document predicted and actual energy use by type in the B3 Guidelines Tracking Tool, including recording modeled plug loads and sub-metered actual plug loads separately from other electrical loads in the built project.

Please refer to the SB 2030 project website, at for more guidance on SB 2030 compliance, including submittal requirements.