Building Performance Database

Overview

The BPD is the largest publicly-available dataset of anonymized information about the physical and operational characteristics of real buildings. It provides access to empirical data on the actual energy performance and physical and operational characteristics of commercial and residential buildings. The database was developed to stimulate investment in energy efficiency retrofit projects and services.

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Sector:

Commercial, Multifamily, Residential

Tool type:

Performance Scorecard

BARRIER:

Lack of access to emipircal data on buildings.

CAPABILITIES, FEATURES, & CORE FUNCTIONS:

  • Analyze trends in the operational, physical, and energy performance characteristics of hundreds of thousands of commercial, residential, and multifamily buildings
  • Compare buildings based on different variables and commonalities