Building Performance Standards
Resource Libarary

Explore our curated collection of Builiding Performance Standards Resources to help policy makers create meaningful standards and building owners effectively understand and implement them.

Asset Score

This tool assesses the energy efficiency of a building’s physical systems and produces an Energy Asset Score report.

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ComStock and ResStock

ComStock and ResStock are building stock-level diagnostic tools. States, municipalities, utilities and manufacturers can use them to identify high-impact improvements and make better program decisions.

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Building Energy Audit Template

This is an online portal which cities can use to collect standardized information about a building’s physical systems and recommended upgrades. Auditors use the mobile-friendly interface to submit data.

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Standard Energy Efficiency Data (SEED) Platform™

This tool is a central database for city BPS data that merges information from Portfolio Manager, Audit Template, and other city datasets in one place.

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BETTER (Building Efficiency Targeting Tool for Energy Retrofits)

The BETTER tool identifies cost-saving energy and emissions reductions in buildings and portfolios without site visits or complex modeling.

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Building Energy Tools

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) developed a comprehensive suite of tools for accessing, managing, analyzing, and sharing building energy data. This website describes how they can be used to support BPS policies, one of many possible use cases

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Tools for State, Local, and Tribal Governments

Additional Tools

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ENERGY STAR Certification

Overview of EPA’s ENERGY STAR certification for buildings and a description of the energy performance standards set by EPA.

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ENERGY STAR Energy Performance Scorecard

Overview of the scorecard that offers a quick snapshot of a building’s energy performance, displaying either the building’s 1-100 ENERGY STAR score or site EUI.

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ENERGY STAR An Overview of Portfolio Manager

Guide describing some of ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager's basic functions, such as how to navigate through the tool, enter building data, and connect and share data with others.

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