Despite their high technical potential, methodological and organisational barriers have hindered the uptake of building efficiency projects under the CDM. The interaction of building efficiency measures makes it difficult to establish a clear causality between the measure and the resulting emission reductions, which has been the fundamental requirement for CDM methodologies. This Case Study gives technical recommendations for taking a standardised approach to evaluate the emission performance of whole buildings.
Hayashi, D.; Muller, N.; Feige, S.; Michaelowa, A. Towards a more standardised approach tobaselines and additionality under the CDM. Case study I: Whole-building efficiency improvement. (2010) 34 pp.