Building Asset Performance Framework

The Building Asset Performance Framework (BAPF) (PDF, 732KB) helps Queensland Government departments to:

  • establish performance indicators and performance measures for assessing a building
  • make better decisions regarding building management
  • effectively meet the current and future needs of government.

When to use

The BAPF should be applied when a department needs to know how its building portfolio is performing, particularly to inform asset management processes and decisions.

This includes:

  • planning decisions prior to procurement and investment, including the development of business cases for funding bids
  • disposal and rationalisation decisions
  • renewal or refurbishment decisions
  • benchmarking and continuous improvement.

Conduct a performance assessment of a building

The BAPF considers social and environmental aspects of performance as well as the traditional functional and financial performance assessments.

Using the BAPF, you can assess the performance of buildings against:

  • appropriateness
  • financial impact
  • statutory compliance risk
  • effective use
  • environmental impact
  • social significance.

The building asset performance template (DOC, 239KB) can be customised to suit your requirements.

Make decisions about capital improvements or investments

A performance assessment provides a status report or profile summarising the performance of an individual building asset or portfolio of assets.

This will help you to determine:

  • Is the building relevant to future needs?
  • How well does the building perform?
  • What areas need improvement?
  • How can performance be improved?
  • Which options should be selected?

Explain unexpected changes in water or energy consumption

The BAPF may provide clarity on altered consumption through an analysis of other building performance data.

For example, increased use or occupancy may cause an increase in water and electricity consumption.

Support budget proposals, strategic decisions and policy development

Evidence of performance information is needed to support project proposals. This performance information can include the building:

  • financial impact
  • social significance
  • environmental impact
  • service delivery requirements.

Collecting structured performance data through the BAPF helps departments to understand risks associated with building ownership and operation, and ensures service continuity.

Anticipate building issues

The BAPF can help departments anticipate building management and operation issues and address these issues before they affect service delivery.

Produce standardised reports

The BAPF allows the standardisation of reports so they can be produced in a format easily read and understood.

Related policy frameworks

Contact us

Email BLP@hpw.qld.gov.au for more information.