Star Rating Schemes

Star Rating Schemes

Star Rating Schemes for BPO Buildings and Office Buildings

 

Sr. No.

Building Type

Eligibility Criteria

1

BPO Buildings

  • A connected load of 100 kw and above

  • Average Annual hourly Energy Performance Index (AAhEPI) will be calculated in Wh/hr/sqm in terms of purchased & generated electricity divided by built-up area in sqm and total annual hours of operation

  • BPO buildings located within the following four climatic zones and also assuming an air-conditioned floor area of more than 50% of its built-up area will be considered for the rating:

    • Warm and humid

    • Composite

    • Hot and dry

    • Temperate

  • Total electricity does not include electricity generated from on-site renewable sources such as solar photovoltaic, etc

2

Office buildings

  • A connected load of 100 kw and above

  • Energy Performance Index (EPI) in kWh/sqm/year will be calculated for rating a building (Click here for EPI ranges for Building Energy Star Ratings)

  • Office buildings located within the following climatic zones for air-conditioned and non-air-conditioned will be considered

    • Warm and humid

    • Composite

    • Hot and dry