Establishing Energy Consumption Benchmarks of Office Buildings in Bangkok

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Kornkamon Tantiwanit


This paper presents energy consumption benchmarks of office buildings based on the local context
of Bangkok in terms of kWh/m2/month and kWh/m2/year. The benchmark is important as a starting point
of systematic energy management in office buildings. It has potential to identify energy performance of an
office building by comparing against others. If the building performs lower than the standard, the benchmark
offers a realistic energy goal. Then systematic energy management—establishing action plan, implementing
strategies, monitoring energy consumption and continuous improvement—can be continued.


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