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Residential Building Owner Checklist

Understand

Fenestration
Electrical systems
Lighting, appliances and miscellaneous loads
Building and energy modeling
Preventative maintenance

Apply

Control and Automation systems
User interface and controls
Appropriate replacement choices
Commissioning
Diagnostics and forensics
Performance monitoring
Certification Programs

Analyze

Evaluate

Life cycle cost-effectiveness analysis