07 Jan '14, 10pm

"EED Buildings Above Average in Latest Energy Data Release

Posted by John Scofield on Jan 6, 2014, 10:25 PM The above article by Tristan Roberts is simply a reproduction of his Dec. 4 posting on www.leeduser.com . The claims are neither justified nor based in fact. When will the USGBC subject its analysis to peer-review and scrutiny rather than to "cherry pick" facts to market their wares? First, the USGBC report on which this article is based "LEED in Motion: Impacts and Innovation" is only made available to USGBC members. Why not release it in total to the public? Second, the article says that the USGBC gathered energy data from 1,861 buildings -- but here only includes data from the 450 buildings that used Portfolio Manager to report their data. This is simply amazing -- 75% of the data are being ignored -- why?. Is the problem that it is too difficult to process data from the other 1,411 buildings? If that is the reason I here...

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