Dataset for "Effectiveness of design codes for life cycle energy optimisation"

Survey data collected during GW4 funded research project "Prototypical Iterations in the Built Environment". Online survey administered using Google forms, with submissions completed in October 2015.

Dataset for the paper Effectiveness of design codes for life cycle energy optimisation

This dataset includes the raw data from the online survey undertaken in October 2015 and analysed in the journal paper “Effectiveness of design codes for life cycle energy optimisation” and published in Energy and Buildings.

The data were collected via an online survey of 11 questions completed in October 2015.

The data is provided in an Excel format and as a tab delimited text file.

Civil engineering and built environment

Cite this dataset as:
Orr, J., Bras, A., Ibell, T., 2017. Dataset for "Effectiveness of design codes for life cycle energy optimisation". Bath: University of Bath Research Data Archive. Available from:


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John Orr
University of Bath

Ana Bras
Liverpool John Moores

Tim Ibell
University of Bath


University of Bath
Rights Holder


Collection date(s):

From 2 October 2015 to 29 October 2015

Temporal coverage:

From 2 October 2015 to 29 January 2017


Data collection method:

Data was collected using an online survey hosted using Google forms and administered by Dr Ana Bras (research associate, University of Bath).

Data processing and preparation activities:

Data was reviewed by the authors. 12 invalid and incomplete submissions were removed from the data set by deleting their entire row. The remaining 66 submissions were used in the analysis provided in the journal paper.

Technical details and requirements:


Additional information:

Recommend opening Excel file first.


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Publication details

Publication date: 29 January 2017
by: University of Bath

Version: 1


URL for this record:

Related papers and books

Orr, J., Bras, A., and Ibell, T., 2017. Effectiveness of design codes for life cycle energy optimisation. Energy and Buildings, 140, 61-67. Available from:

Contact information

Please contact the Research Data Service in the first instance for all matters concerning this item.

Contact person: John Orr


Faculty of Engineering & Design
Architecture & Civil Engineering