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Augenbroe, G and Park, C-S (2005) Quantification methods of technical building performance. Building Research & Information, 33(02), 159–72.

  • Type: Journal Article
  • Keywords: building performance; energy; lighting; thermal comfort; office buildings; United States
  • ISBN/ISSN: 0961-3218
  • URL: http://taylorandfrancis.metapress.com/link.asp?id=g8dgma68ltfh7yek
  • Abstract:
    A building performance assessment toolkit was developed for use by large corporate owners and building portfolio managers in the US. A variety of technical performance aspects are addressed such as energy, lighting, thermal comfort, maintenance and indoor air quality. Every assessment is based on a normative and objective Performance Indicator (PI). For easy data capture and calculation of PIs, the toolkit was implemented in a web hosted form, enabling facility managers and staff to collect the data during a walk-through enabled by PDA-based data entry. The current set of performance indicators is discussed and the results of the first benchmarks, most notably the energy benchmarks, are reported.