BuildingMinds API

This page introduces the BuildingMinds API.

What is the BuildingMinds Platform?

BuildingMinds enhances real estate portfolio performance, aligns business needs with sustainability goals and empowers your organization with full data control. The platform expedites a portfolio's journey toward net-zero carbon emissions and assists in daily building management.


BuildingMinds API is a interface that enables pushing (onboarding) Digital Twin building entities in specific formats to its Real Estate portfolio on the BuildingMinds platform. The API allows customers to push data to the BuildingMinds Platform using their 3rd party application via:

  • REST API, a widely used and easy integration
  • JSON format, a standard file and data interchange format

This service can be enabled by your BuildingMinds Key Account representative.

Technical description of the BuildingMinds API are provided via respective subpages, i.e. address, etc.

Base URL

  • Base URL of BuildingMinds API: []


REST API identifies 3rd party applications using API key authorization. An application must pass BuildingMinds API key in all requests as request header authorization field. All requests should be made via Secure Sockets Layer (SSL).

API keys are unique and granted per user profile or BuildingMinds tenant. There are two API keys per profile and the keys have validity dates. Two key mechanism makes a key renewing possible while the application uses the other key.

  • Step 1: Create an API key to generate a token from BM platform or through API call.
  • Step 2: To generate a token through API, send a POST request to [] with valid credentials.
  • Step 3: The Token generated must be passed as a bearer token for each request made.

Error handling

SPOIG API returns an HTTP status code for every request. A 2xx status code indicates success, whereas a 4xx or 5xx status code indicate an error.

Status CodeDescription
400Validation error: An accompanying error message will explain further
401Authentication error: The credentials were missing, incorrect or expired
403Authentication error: The current authenticated user has no access to this resource
404Invalid endpoint: The endpoint requested is invalid, or the resource requested, such as a meter, does not exist.
405The HTTP method used for this endpoint is invalid.
429Too many requests: The client has exceeded our rate limiting threshold.
5xxAn error has occurred within the server and the request couldn't be completed.
503We're experiencing temporary server issues. Please try again.

When an API request fails, it will be accompanied by an explanatory message.
For example, an error might look like this: {code: 404, message: "Resource not found"}

Data onboarding progress

NewThis means that an entity is awaiting its updates.
FailedThis means that the messages have failed validation in data type/ data-format / internal error.
PendingIt is similar to the new, and the system awaits for other entities to be on-boarded.
CompletedData is successfully processed End2End and passed to the Business Logic.