International Living Future Institute Announces 3 Big Changes to its Energy Programs

  • Raters/Verifiers
  • April 26, 2017

The International Living Future Institute (ILFI) recently announced three changes to their suite of energy certification programs.

  1. ZERO ENERGY CERTIFICATION IS SIMPLIFIED AND READY FOR THE MAINSTREAM: The program streamlined the certification process and documentation requirements, including a refined focus on energy and eliminating the need for a site visit.
  2. REVISED REVEAL LABEL: CLEARER, EXPANDED CONTENT, AND NOW A VERIFICATION TOOL FOR THE 2030 CHALLENGE: ILFI updated the label to include a wider array of metrics, including Energy Use Intensity (EUI), the Zero Energy Performance Index, and reduction in energy use from baseline. The new Reveal label is a simple and sophisticated tool for building owners to demonstrate their high-performance buildings.
  3. NEW ENERGY PETAL AND ZERO ENERGY BUILDING CERTIFICATION EXCEPTION ALLOWING OFFSITE RENEWABLES: To add flexibility for projects that can't achieve net zero energy performance, ILFI introduced a new exception that broadens the range of projects that can be certified.

Learn more about these changes at ILFI's website.

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