Their particular usage and energy footprints are diverse and unique. Building size, type, and usage factors will ALL be factored into your building's benchmarking score in order to ensure that data comparisons are fair and accurate.
Any commercial building can use Portfolio Manager to benchmark energy use. The following is a list of the most common space types, all of which are eligible to receive Portfolio Manager score. Buildings that do not fit into one of these categories are still required to benchmark energy and water use, and can take advantage of the many other useful performance metrics included in Portfolio Manager.
Bank/Financial Institution applies to facility space used for financial services. Relevant businesses include bank branches, bank headquarters, securities and brokerage firms.Read more
Courthouse applies to facility space used for federal, state, or local courts and associated office space.Read more
Data Center applies to spaces specifically designed and equipped to meet the needs of high density computing equipment such as server racks, used for data storage and processing.Read more
Hospital applies to a general medical and surgical hospital (including critical access hospitals and children’s hospitals) that is either a stand-alone building or a campus of buildings.
Hotel - Hotel applies to buildings that rent overnight accommodations on a room/suite basis, typically including a bath/shower and other facilities in guest rooms.
Hotel applies to buildings that rent overnight accommodations on a room/suite basis, typically including a bath/shower and other facilities in guest rooms.Read more
House of Worship applies to buildings that are used as places of worship. This includes churches, temples, mosques, synagogues, meetinghouses, or any other buildings that primarily function as a place of religious worship.Read more
K-12 School applies to facility space used as a school building for Kindergarten through 12th grade students.Read more
Medical Office applies to facility space used to provide diagnosis and treatment for medical, dental, or psychiatric outpatient care.Read more
A wastewater treatment plant is a facility that is designed to treat municipal wastewater.Read more
Office applies to facility spaces used for general office, professional, and administrative purposes.Read more
Retail Store applies to facility space used to conduct the retail sale of consumer product goods.Read more
The Supermarket/Grocery Store space type applies to facility space used for the retail sale of food and beverage products.Read more
Warehouse applies to unrefrigerated or refrigerated buildings that are used to store goods, manufactured products, merchandise or raw materials.Read more