Energy Efficiency Green Building

Energy Star Portfolio Manager

In this part of the addendum we have discussed Energy Star Portfolio Manager as applicable to LEED Green Associate Examination.

What is ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager?

  • It is an online tool published by US EPA to measure and track the energy consumption, water consumption and greenhouse gas emissions.
  • It can be used track and benchmark performance of part of building or single building or multiple buildings.

How Portfolio Manager works?

  • Compares the performance of subject building with other similar buildings in the database
  • Buildings can get a score of 1-100 based on how the subject building performs compared to similar buildings
    • 50 represents median energy performance
    • 75 represents top performance-may be eligible for ENERGY STAR Certification

Go through the video for sample question on Energy Star Portfolio Manager

Author

Bazeeth Ahamed K M

Mr. K M Bazeeth Ahamed is an USGBC LEED Faculty & consultant in Green Buildings. He has completed his Post Graduation in Mechanical Engineering from Birla Institute of Technology in 2002 and has spent 12 years in Academics, Research, MEP Contracting, Energy Audits and Green Building Consultancy.

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