Building Performance Standards are a powerful tool to improve energy efficiency and building performance, and they can advance community-centered, inclusive, equitable policymaking.
Denver’s building performance standard emphasizes building electrification, provides certainty for building owners.
An overview of next steps for Denver’s proposed building decarbonization policy
IMT helped Montgomery County develop new Building Performance Standards and its trajectory approach innovation.
This paper hopes to help jurisdictions design policies and budget for programs to enable affordable housing to benefit from building performance standards.
Audit, Retrocommissioning, and Building Performance Standard Implementation Considerations for Policymakers This resource was developed as part of Putting Data to Work, a multi-year pilot project that analyzed ways to use building performance data generated by city policies to improve energy efficiency program design and delivery in the District of Columbia and New York City. Putting … Continued
Research from Carnegie Mellon University reveals some of the biggest roadblocks preventing class B and C building owners from investing in energy efficiency. Here’s a look at the top three challenges and what cities should consider as they aim to reduce building emissions, revitalize infrastructure, and help owners take action. Class B and C buildings … Continued
IMT’s Energy Opportunity Scan helps cities gain a deeper understanding o how these market actors view energy efficiency.
This resource guide provides state and local leaders with streamlined access to key existing resources for developing and implementing high-impact building energy benchmarking and transparency programs in their jurisdictions.
Sharing Data to Motivate Action is intended to help implementers of benchmarking and transparency policies understand the latest techniques for developing energy benchmarking scorecards, also called energy benchmarking profiles, which present energy data to building owners as actionable information to encourage investment in efficiency.