When implementing a building performance standard (BPS), jurisdictions must prioritize community collaboration and ownership. A Community Accountability Board (CAB) works with policymakers and administrators to review a BPS’ impact on frontline and fenceline communities. These are communities that experience the most immediate and worst impacts of climate change and are most often communities of color, … Continued
A video introduction outlining the creative, impactful policy toolkits that drive cities, counties, and states to address complex societal challenges in building performance standards (BPS).
This report informs EU audiences on the status of recovery measures in the U.S. that can move the country towards meeting its climate commitments
Why and how IMT’s first social priority brief addresses indoor health
Building performance policies can advance social priorities like affordable housing, stakeholder inclusion and equity in energy costs.
This paper hopes to help jurisdictions design policies and budget for programs to enable affordable housing to benefit from building performance standards.
Local governments are adopting ambitious building performance policies to achieve climate goals, but how can they preserve housing affordability?
On April 20, the St. Louis Board of Aldermen voted to adopt the Midwest’s first Building Energy Performance Standard bill and the fourth such law in the nation.