Green Building SEA

Key Performance Indicators

Indicator Green Building Performance Benchmarks / Notes
Electricity use: 30 kilowatt- hours/m2/year 100 kWh/m2/year is considered "efficient" for office buildings. Normal offices often have much higher than 600 kWh/m2/year.
Daylighting: 92% Under 50% daylighting is common for many "conventional" office buildings.
Recycled content:
(high recycled content leads to very low embodied energy)
Windows & doors - 85%
Walls - 90%
Timber floors - 25%
(Overall - approx 50%)
Recycled content not common in "conventional" offices. Values of 20% considered good for sustainable buildings.