BOMA BEST is integrated with ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager!
Users of the BOMA BEST Online Portal are now able to benchmark energy and water using either the BOMA BEST Online Portal or the ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager (ES) portal.
What is ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager?
ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager (ES) is the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s interactive energy management tool that is free to use and allows you to track and assess energy and water consumption across your entire portfolio of buildings in a secure online environment. It offers weather-normalized energy use intensity values and 1-100 energy performance scores for eligible building types.
ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager and BOMA BEST
BOMA BEST uses the ES methodology for calculating energy and water performance. To do this, the BOMA BEST Online Portal has been synched with the ES portal. This means that data need only be entered in one of the two portals (BOMA BEST or ES) for performance results to be generated in the BOMA BEST Online Portal.
Applicants who wish to earn energy or water performance-related points have two options:
What performance metrics are rewarded in BOMA BEST?
Multi-Unit Residential Buildings and Health Care:
Enclosed Shopping Centre, Light Industrial, Open Air Retail and Universal:
For more information on this process, and for details on how to benchmark, download the ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager FAQ from the Energy section of the website.