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
How can jurisdictions and communities use the new BPS Implementation Guide to promote equitable building policies? IMT’s James and Zack answer!
This roadmap graphic demonstrates how continuously engaging with community stakeholders can lead to transformative solutions for building performance policies.
This resource establishes goals and an equitable process for crafting building performance standard rules to support energy-efficient, affordable, healthy buildings.
This guide outlines recommendations for developing and implementing an equitable building performance standard policy.
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.