CBES - Commercial Building Energy Saver

cbes.lbl.gov


In 2014, the California Energy Commission funded work to developed an energy analysis toolkit for small and medium sized commercial buildings and LBNL developed the Commercial Building Energy Saver (CBES) online calculation tool using the OpenStudio coding advances available for EnergyPlus.  The CBES uses both the ENERGY STAR and EnergyIQ commercial building benchmarking web services APIs to help users better understand their building energy performance among similar building types.