F

Acronyms and Abbreviations

AF Air Force
ANSI American National Standards Institute
ASHRAE American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers
   
BCA benefit-cost analysis
BIU Buildings in Use (database)
BLCC building life-cycle cost
BOMA Building Owners and Managers Association
BRE Building Research Establishment (United Kingdom)
BREEAM Building Research Establishment’s Environmental Assessment Method
   
CBE Center for the Built Environment (at University of California, Berkeley)
CBECS Commercial Buildings Energy Consumption Survey (conducted by the EIA)
CEA cost-effectiveness analysis
CIEB Continual Improvement of Existing Buildings (Green Globes)
   
DOD U.S. Department of Defense
DOE U.S. Department of Energy
   
EIA Energy Information Administration (Department of Energy)
EISA 2007 Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007
EUI energy use intensity
   
FY fiscal year
   
GBCI Green Building Certification Institute
GBI Green Building Initiative


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F Acronyms and Abbreviations AF Air Force ANSI American National Standards Institute ASHRAE American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers BCA benefit-cost analysis BIU Buildings in Use (database) BLCC building life-cycle cost BOMA Building Owners and Managers Association BRE Building Research Establishment (United Kingdom) BREEAM Building Research Establishment’s Environmental Assessment Method CBE Center for the Built Environment (at University of California, Berkeley) CBECS Commercial Buildings Energy Consumption Survey (conducted by the EIA) CEA cost-effectiveness analysis CIEB Continual Improvement of Existing Buildings (Green Globes) DOD U.S. Department of Defense DOE U.S. Department of Energy EIA Energy Information Administration (Department of Energy) EISA 2007 Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 EUI energy use intensity FY fiscal year GBCI Green Building Certification Institute GBI Green Building Initiative 203

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204 ENERGY-EFFICIENCY STANDARDS AND GREEN BUILDING CERTIFICATION SYSTEMS USED BY THE DOD GSA U.S. General Services Administration HVAC heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning IEQ indoor environmental quality IESNA Illuminating Engineering Society of North America IFMA International Facility Management Association IgCC International Green Construction Code IHS Indian Health Service LCC life-cycle costs LCCA life-cycle cost analysis LEED Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design LEED-EB LEED-Existing Buildings LEED-NC LEED-New Construction and Major Renovations LMI Logistics Management Institute NAVFAC Naval Facilities Engineering Command NRC National Research Council NPV net present value NDAA 2012 National Defense Authorization Act of 2012 OMB U.S. Office of Management and Budget SPiRiT Sustainable Project Rating Tool USGBC U.S. Green Building Council