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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
Each year, the District of Columbia publishes detailed energy and water performance benchmarking data from the largest buildings in the city. Data is disclosed beginning with the second year of data for a building. Because the benchmarking law has been phased-in over several years, the set of data that is disclosed has grown larger each year. In late 2015, this disclsoure will be fully phased in, when DDOE publishes 2014 benchmarking data on all buildings covered by the law (and not exempt).
The benchmarking data is currently provided as spreadsheets on DDOE’s website (see below) and also on the District of Columbia Open Data Portal. Map-based interfaces for exploring the data are planned for release in the coming months.
2013 Private Building Benchmarking Dataset
On January 28, 2015, DDOE published detailed data on the 2013 energy and water performance of 736 privately owned buildings over 100,000 gross square feet. Learn more and download the data>>
2012 Private Building Benchmarking Dataset
2012 energy and water benchmarking data was published in 2014 for 490 privately owned buildings over 150,000 gross square feet. Learn more and download the data >>
2011 Private Building Benchmarking Dataset
2011 energy benchmarking data was published in 2014 for 344 privately owned buildings over 200,000 gross square feet. Learn more and download the data >>