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BUILDING ENERGY PERFORMANCE POLICY

Buildings account for 40 percent of our country's total energy use, and in cities, the percentage can be much higher—up to 75 percent. But cities and states around the U.S. are making huge strides in improving the energy efficiency of their buildings.

IMT is committed to helping them lead the way. We support leaders from across the country as they craft, adopt, and implement policies for high-performance buildings. IMT helps mayors and other decision makers achieve their sustainability goals, create jobs, and generate long-term demand for energy efficiency.

Shown above right: Chicago was the ninth U.S. city to pass a law requiring that large buildings' energy use be tracked, or benchmarked. IMT regards benchmarking as the crucial first step toward improving buildings' efficiency. 

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Building Energy Performance Policy: Experts

Caroline Keicher Associate Director, Building Energy Performance Policy See Staff Bio
Amberli Young Program Associate See Staff Bio
Jayson Antonoff U.S. Director, Global Buildings Performance Network See Staff Bio
Jessica Lawrence Associate Director, Building Energy Performance Policy See Staff Bio
Donna U. Hope Policy Analyst - New York City See Staff Bio
Cliff Majersik Executive Director See Staff Bio
John Andreoni Senior Program Associate See Staff Bio
Alissa Burger Senior Program Associate See Staff Bio

Our Global Partner

The Global Buildings Performance Network (GBPN) seeks to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions associated with building energy use.

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