Building Performance Standards are a powerful tool to improve energy efficiency and building performance, and they can advance community-centered, inclusive, equitable policymaking.
Alex Dews and Cliff Majersik offer their take on how the Inflation Reduction Act will affect climate change, equity, and environmental justice
Cliff Majersik analyzes building performance policies in Maryland and Montgomery County
Cliff Majersik outlines the real estate implications of the SEC’s proposed rule on climate risk disclosure.
Montgomery County, Maryland is set to adopt Building Performance Standards, which would make it the first US county to do so.
Cliff Majersik breaks down the The Green Neighborhoods Act, which includes the SAVE Act
How the Biden administration can set building performance standards for federal buildings that benefit people and climate
Building performance policies can facilitate economic recovery and climate action with support from commercial real estate.
This paper hopes to help jurisdictions design policies and budget for programs to enable affordable housing to benefit from building performance standards.
Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives’ Select Committee on the Climate Crisis released a sprawling 538-page blueprint for climate action. The proposal is more ambitious than any legislation seriously considered by Congress in a decade. It calls for a price on carbon and addresses every aspect of the American economy, calling for a transition … Continued