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Energy Benchmarking Disclosure
Public Building Benchmarking Results
The District Department of the Environment (DDOE) and the Department of General Services (DGS) publish up-to-date energy benchmarking results for all DGS-managed properties and detailed 15-minute interval power consumption data for select properties on BuildSmartDC.com.
Private Building Benchmarking Results
On February 24, 2014, the District of Columbia published detailed energy and water performance benchmarking data from 490 of the city’s largest privately owned buildings, covering 170 million square feet. The data is now available as spreadsheets on DDOE’s website and on the DC Data Catalog, and will be able to be explored on the BuildSmartDC.com map this spring.