COMMERCIAL ENERGY AUDIT ASSISTANCE
DRG Green Certificed Businesses with control over building and equipment upgrades in their facility are required to have an ASHRAE Level 1
energy audit if they do not meet the passing grade using DRG's Energy Rating Tool.
Participants who do not meet the passing grade must select an auditing firm that can deliver a "Targeted" ASHRAE Level 1 audit by a Registered
Professional Engineer (PE) or a Certified Energy Manager (CEM).
Note: Tenants leasing space with utility bills included in their rent rate are not required to have an energy
Exempted from Energy Audit requirement:
- LEED Certified facilities
- ENERGY STAR Certified facilities
- An energy audit was conducted in the pasy 5 years
- New construction
- Home offices