Timeline

2016

  • NREL's Open Studio software tool is the 1st tool to become gbXML compliant
  • gbXML presents its validation findings at the ASHRAE/IBPSA SimBuild Conference in August
  • gbXML hosts software vendor webinar to receive feedback on new validation process
  • New gbXML website launched

2015

  • gbXML receives funding from U.S. DOE and NREL for Phase III of ongoing contract
  • gbXML releases version 6.01 of gbXML
  • gbXML receives funding from Autodesk for schema updates

2014

  • gbXML releases version 5.12 of gbXML
  • gbXML releases a new schema validator (Version 2)
  • gbXML receives funding from U.S. DOE and PNNL for Phase II

2013

  • gbXML receives funding from U.S. DOE
  • gbXML releases version 5.11 of gbXML
  • gbXML releases a new schema validator
  • gbXML releases version 5.10 of gbXML

2012

  • gbXML elects new Board of Directors including Amir Roth from DOE, Nathan Kegel from IES, and Todd Gottshall from Taylor Engineering
  • gbXML releases version 5.01 of gbXML

2009

  • New gbXML advisory board formed consisting of consortium of software development firms
  • gbXML is incorporated as a California public non-profit with the official name: Open Green Building XML Schema, Inc

2008

  • Autodesk acquires Green Building Studio, the company that created and maintained gbXML

2002

  • The gbXML.org website was launched to better promote the schema

2000

  • The first version of the gbXML schema was published in June of 2000

1999

  • Development of Green Building XML started by Green Building Studio, Inc. Development was funded by the California Energy Commission PIER Program, Pacific Gas and Electric, and Green Building Studio