The EBCx Service Definition
Existing Building Commissioning is an auditing service applied to existing buildings, with the intent to identify operational and infrastructure deficiencies. Through an analysis of utility costs, operational needs, and equipment performance, an EBCx audit report clearly identifies deficiencies and measures (Facility Improvement Measures-FIMs) to improve facility performance. Siemens EBCx follows a formal process and uses standard templates for testing, documenting, and planning building inefficiencies and improvement measures. The service provides value to building owners by:
Reducing energy consumption
Mitigating carbon emissions thereby reducing overall carbon footprint
Contributing to LEED certification (up to 6 points)
EBCx is a one-time consulting service where an Energy Engineer and Service Technician partner to audit a facility and develop a plan to improve efficiency.