System Technology Sub-Technology Eligibility Criteria Reference
Building system
Windows
Double-glazing type window
• U value of the window < 1.8 W/m2K
• Eligible windows frame material: Aluminum, PVC
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
Building system
Windows
Triple-glazing type window
• U valuefor the window < 1.4 W/m2K
• Eligible windows frame material: Aluminum, PVC
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
Building system
Building insulation
Fiberglass insulation material
• Fiberglass, thermal conductivity ≤ 0.04 W/mK
• ASTM standards or equivalent
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
• ASTM standards
Building system
Building insulation
Rockwool insulation material
• Rockwool, thermal conductivity ≤ 0.04 W/mK
• ASTM standards or equivalent
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
• ASTM standards
Building system
Building insulation
XPS insulation material
• XPS: thermal conductivity≤ 0.035 W/mK
• ASTM standards or equivalent
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
• ASTM standards
Building system
Building insulation
EPS insulation material
• EPS, thermal conductivity ≤ 0.035 W/mK
• ASTM standards or equivalent
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
• ASTM standards
Building system
Building insulation
SPF insulation material
• SPF, thermal conductivity ≤ 0.04 W/mK
• ASTM standards or equivalent
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
• ASTM standards
Building system
Building insulation
Glass Foam insulation material
• Glass foam, thermal conductivity ≤ 0.045 W/mK
• ASTM standards or equivalent
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
• ASTM standards
Building system
Building insulation
Ceramic Wool insulation material
• Ceramic Wool, thermal conductivity ≤ 0.08 W/mK
• ASTM standards or equivalent
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
• ASTM standards
Building system
Building insulation
Foam concrete panel insulation material
• EUCO - FOAMING AGENT BASE SODIUM LAURITE
• Thermal conductivity ≤ 0.7 W/mK
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
• ASTM standards
Building system
Building insulation
PEF panels insulation material
• PEF panels thermal conductivity ≤ 0.04 W/mK
• ASTM standards or equivalent
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
• ASTM standards
Building system
Building insulation
Shading measures
• 40% reduction in energy gain
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
Compressed air system
Air compressor
Screw air compressor
• Variable speed drive air compressor units
• Sample specific energy consumption:
- ≤ 80 Wh/m3 (at 5 bar);
- ≤ 100 Wh/m3 (at 10 bar);
- ≤ 150 Wh/m3 (at 15 bar)
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
Compressed air system
Air compressor
Centrifugal air compressor
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
Compressed air system
Air compressor
Reciprocating air compressor
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
Electric system
Transformers
Single-phase low voltage transformers
• Dry-type transformers
• Copper windings
• IEC-EN 61558 or equivalent
• top rating manufacturers data and experience
• Safety testing IEC / EN 61558
• NEMA PREMIUM® efficiency transformers guidelines
Electric system
Transformers
Three-phase low voltage transformers
• Dry-type transformers
• Copper windings
• IEC-EN 61558 or equivalent
• top rating manufacturers data and experience
• Safety testing IEC / EN 61558
• NEMA PREMIUM® efficiency transformers guidelines
Electric system
Compensation system
power factor correction panel
• IEC standard or equivalent
• top rating manufacturers data and experience
Energy Supply (electricity and thermal)
PV Solar system
Mono/Polycrystalline PV panels
• CE mark Certificates or equivalent.
• IEC 61215
• IEC 61730
•20 years standard warrantee (from manufacturers, i.e. suppliers should show this document) with efficiency not less than 80% at year 20
•Inverters: EN 55022, EN55024, EN61000 certificates or equivalent
•Structure: Galvenized steel or Aluminum or equivalent structure that can tolerate weather and load conditions
• Top rating manufacturers data
• IEC 61215
• IEC 61730
• EN 55022, EN55024, EN61000
Energy Supply (electricity and thermal)
PV Solar system
Thin film
• CE mark Certificates or equivalent.
• IEC 61215
• IEC 61730
• 20 years standard warrantee (from manufacturers, i.e. suppliers should show this document) with efficiency not less than 80% at year 20
• Inverters: EN 55022, EN55024, EN61000 certificates or equivalent
• Structure: Galvenized steel or Aluminum or equivalent structure that can tolerate weather and load conditions
• Top rating manufacturers data
• IEC 61215
• IEC 61730
• EN 55022, EN55024, EN61000
Energy Supply (electricity and thermal)
PV Solar system
PV solar water pumping
• CE mark Certificates or equivalent.
• IEC 61215
• IEC 61730 20 years standard warrantee (from manufacturers, i.e. suppliers should show this document) with efficiency not less than 80% at year 20
• For Pumps , see eligbilty criteria of pumps section
• Inverters: for sizes up to 50 kW, it should include variable frequency and maximum power tracking technologies
• Inverters: for sizes above 50 kW, standard electrification inverter with VSD is needed
• Structure: Galvenized steel or Aluminum or equivalent structure that can tolerate weather and load conditions
• Top rating manufacturers data
• IEC 61215
• IEC 61730
• EN 55022, EN55024, EN61000
Energy Supply (electricity and thermal)
Mini Wind
Mini Wind
• Maximum installed power <50 kW
• Minimum 2 years product guarantee
• Top rating manufacturers data
Energy Supply (electricity and thermal)
Solar Water Heaters
Evacuated tube collectors
• Minimum 2 years system guarantee
• CE Marking or third party certification
• Reccomended EN 12975 standards or similar (NOT mandatory)
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
• EN 12975
Energy Supply (electricity and thermal)
Solar Water Heaters
Flat plate collectors
• Minimum 2 years system guarantee
• CE Marking or third party certification
• Reccomended Solar Keymark or similar (NOT mandatory)
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
• Solar Keymark
Energy Supply (electricity and thermal)
Solar Water Heaters
Unglazed thermal collectors
• Minimum 2 years system guarantee
• CE Marking or third party certification
• Reccomended EN 12975 standards or similar (NOT mandatory)
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
• EN 12975
Energy Management System
Sensors and metering
Pressure sensor and metering
• Third party certification such as CE or equivalent
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
Energy Management System
Sensors and metering
Temperature sensor and metering
• Third party certification such as CE or equivalent
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
Energy Management System
Sensors and metering
Mass-flow rate sensor and metering
• Third party certification such as CE or equivalent
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
Energy Management System
Sensors and metering
Power sensor and metering
• Third party certification such as CE or equivalent
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
Energy Management System
Sensors and metering
Humidity sensor and metering
• Third party certification such as CE or equivalent
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
Energy Management System
Sensors and metering
Lumens sensor and metering
• Third party certification such as CE or equivalent
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
Energy Management System
Sensors and metering
Flue-gas analyzer
• Third party certification such as CE or equivalent
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
Energy Management System
Comprehensive Facility and Monitoring Control System and PLC
Software
• Third party certification such as CE or equivalent
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
Energy Management System
Comprehensive Facility and Monitoring Control System and PLC
Hardware
• Third party certification such as CE or equivalent
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
HVAC&R System
Chiller
Electric package chiller screw type
• Air-cooled type: COP) ≥ 3.5 @Temperature range 7-12 C
• Water-cooled type: COP ≥ 4.0 @Temperature range 7-12 C
• HFC refrigerants only
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
HVAC&R System
Chiller
Electric package chiller scroll type
• Air-cooled type: COP) ≥ 3.5 @Temperature range 7-12 C
• Water-cooled type: COP ≥ 4.0 @Temperature range 7-12 C
• HFC refrigerants only
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
HVAC&R System
Chiller
Electric package chiller centrifugal type
• Air-cooled type: COP) ≥ 3.5 @Temperature range 7-12 C
• Water-cooled type: COP ≥ 4.0 @Temperature range 7-12 C
• HFC refrigerants only
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
HVAC&R System
Chiller
Electric package chiller reciprocating type
• Air-cooled type: COP) ≥ 3.5 @Temperature range 7-12 C
• Water-cooled type: COP ≥ 4.0 @Temperature range 7-12 C
• HFC refrigerants only
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
HVAC&R System
Chiller
Mono and multi split units
• COP ≥ 3.5
• Equipped with VSD
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
HVAC&R System
Chiller
VRF units
• COP ≥ 4.0
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
HVAC&R System
Chiller
Single-effect absorption chiller
• COP> 0.7
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
HVAC&R System
Chiller
Double-effect absorption chiller
• COP>1.0
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
HVAC&R System
Air curtain
Ambient air type
• Outlet air velocity uniformity (70%)
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
HVAC&R System
Air curtain
Hot/cold water type
• COP>3.0
• Outlet air velocity uniformity (70%)
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
HVAC&R System
Air Handling Units
Air Handling Units with heat recovery system
• Heat recovery availability
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
HVAC&R System
Cooling towers
Centrifugal fan cooling towers
• Using VSD
• Eligible LEME motor
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
HVAC&R System
Cooling towers
Axial fan cooling towers
• Using VSD
• Eligible LEME motor
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
Lighting system
Lighting control system
Occupacy sensors
• Third party certification such as CE or equivalent
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
Lighting system
Lighting control system
Manual wall-mounted and remote dimmers
• Third party certification such as CE or equivalent
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
Lighting system
Lighting control system
Daylighting control system
• Third party certification such as CE or equivalent
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
Lighting system
Lamps
Fluorescente lamps
• CFL, T5 and T8 fluorescent lamps
• Reflective fixtures, if applicable
• Third party certification such as CE, VDE, UL or RoHS or equivalent
• Lifetime greater than 6000 hrs
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
Lighting system
Lamps
LED lamps
• Tube and spot LED lighting
• Reflective fixtures, if applicable
• Lifetime >20,000 hours
• CRI > 70
• Third party certification such as CE, VDE, UL or RoHS or equivalent
• Reccomended tests based on EN 13032-1:2004 (NOT mandatory)
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
• EN 13032-1:2004
Lighting system
Ballasts
Ballast
• Electronic ballasts
• UL, CSA or equivalent third party certifications
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
Motor system
Motors
Low-voltage three-phase motors type
• Power factor higher than 0.80
• Minimum efficiency IEC2 class
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
• NEMA premium efficiency motors
• IEC standards
Motor system
Motors
Soft-starter
• UL, CSA or equivalent third party certifications
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
Motor system
Fans
Centrifugal type fan
• Using VSD
• Eligible LEME motor
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
• NEMA premium efficiency motors
• IEC standards
Motor system
Fans
Axial type fan
• Using VSD
• Eligible LEME motor
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
• NEMA premium efficiency motors
• IEC standards
Motor system
Pumps
Circulation pumps where pump and motor are NOT integrated
• Using VSD
• Eligible LEME motor
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
• NEMA premium efficiency motors
• IEC standards
Motor system
Pumps
Circulation pumps where pump and motor are integrated
• Using VSD
• Eligible LEME motor
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
• NEMA premium efficiency motors
• IEC standards
Motor system
VSD
Voltage-Source Inverter
• Conformity with the requirements of the EU EMC Directive 2004/108/EC or equivalent third party certifications
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
• IEC standards
• EU EMC Directive 2004/108/EC
Motor system
VSD
Current-Source Inverter
• Conformity with the requirements of the EU EMC Directive 2004/108/EC or equivalent third party certifications
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
• IEC standards
• EU EMC Directive 2004/108/EC
Space and process heating system
Boiler
Biomass boiler
• Solid fuel as burn wood, cereal straw, or solid fuels derived from them;
• Efficiency ≥ 80%
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
Space and process heating system
Boiler
Condensing boiler
• Boiler efficiency ≥ 95%
• Gas and/or oil fired
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
Space and process heating system
Boiler
Steam boiler
• Boiler efficiency ≥ 85%
• Gas and/or oil fired
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
Space and process heating system
Boiler
High efficiency hot water boiler
• Boiler efficiency ≥ 90%
• Gas and/or oil fired
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
Space and process heating system
Heat exchangers
Air to water heat exchangers
Higher efectiveness values; Compact heat exchangers with higher surface area-volume ratio. HTC ≥ 400 W/m2 C.
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
Space and process heating system
Heat exchangers
Water- Water heat exchangers
Higher efectiveness values; Compact heat exchangers with higher surface area-volume ratio. HTC ≥ 1000 W/m2 C.
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
Space and process heating system
Heat exchangers
Air to air heat exchangers
Higher efectiveness values; Compact heat exchangers with higher surface area-volume ratio. HTC ≥ 150 W/m2 C.
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
Space and process heating system
Insulation for plumbing and equipment
Fiberglass insulation material
• Fiberglass, thermal conductivity ≤ 0.040 W/mK
• ASTM standards or equivalent
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
• ASTM standards
Space and process heating system
Insulation for plumbing and equipment
Rockwool insulation material
• Rockwool, thermal conductivity ≤ 0.040 W/mK
• ASTM standards or equivalent
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
• ASTM standards
Space and process heating system
Insulation for plumbing and equipment
XPS insulation material
• XPS: thermal conductivity ≤ 0.035 W/mK
• ASTM standards or equivalent
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
• ASTM standards
Space and process heating system
Insulation for plumbing and equipment
EPS insulation material
• EPS, thermal conductivity ≤ 0.035 W/mK
• ASTM standards or equivalent
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
• ASTM standards
Space and process heating system
Insulation for plumbing and equipment
SPF insulation material
• SPF, thermal conductivity ≤ 0.040 W/mK
• ASTM standards or equivalent
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
• ASTM standards
Space and process heating system
Insulation for plumbing and equipment
Ceramic Wool insulation material
• Ceramic Wool, thermal conductivity ≤ 0.080 W/mK
• ASTM standards or equivalent
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
• ASTM standards
Space and process heating system
Insulation for plumbing and equipment
Aerated concrete panel insulation material
• Aerated concrete panels thermal conductivity ≤ 0.045 W/mK
• ASTM standards or equivalent
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
• ASTM standards
Space and process heating system
Insulation for plumbing and equipment
PEF panels insulation material
• PEF panels thermal conductivity ≤ 0.04 W/mK.
• ASTM standards or equivalent
• Top rating manufacturers data and experience
• ASTM standards