BUILDING EFFICIENCY EVALUATION AND UNCERTAINTY ANALYSIS WITH DOE’S ASSET SCORE PREVIEW
Building Energy Asset Score Tool, developed by the
U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), is a program to
encourage energy efficiency improvement by helping
building owners and managers assess a building’s
energy-related systems independent of operations and
maintenance. Asset Score Tool uses a simplified
EnergyPlus model to provide an assessment of building
systems, through minimum user inputs of basic building
characteristics. Asset Score Preview is a newly
developed option that allows users to assess their
building’s systems and the potential value of a more indepth
analysis via an even more simplified approach.
This methodology provides a preliminary approach to
estimating a building’s energy efficiency and potential
for improvement. This paper provides an overview of
the methodology used for the development of Asset
Score Preview and the scoring methodology.
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