IMT insight into the buildings benchmarking portion of Massachusetts’ 2022 Climate and Clean Energy Bill
Alex Dews and Cliff Majersik offer their take on how the Inflation Reduction Act will affect climate change, equity, and environmental justice
Q&A with the City’s Green Buildings Team IMT’s Manager for Policy Design and Implementation, Benjamin Silverman, collaborated with Sr. Green Building Planners Gurmeet Ghera and Micah Lang from the City of Vancouver’s Green Buildings Team, Sustainability Group, on their policy development efforts. Gurmeet and Micah answered some of our questions about the new Annual Greenhouse … Continued
New bylaw will be responsible for an estimated 20% carbon emissions reduction needed to meet City’s 2030 goals. On July 20, 2022 the Vancouver City Council adopted the 2022 Annual Greenhouse Gas and Energy Limits Bylaw. This bylaw will require larger commercial and multifamily buildings in Vancouver to submit a report annually on their energy … Continued
IMT partners with Smart Energy Decisions on the 2022 Net Zero Forum. Lotte will speak on green leasing.
The 2022 Green Lease Leaders show a path forward on cost savings, social and climate action, and closer landlord-tenant relationships.
Audi Banny pulls out three key themes from the 2022 Green Lease Leader awards.
An equitable transition to clean power requires utilities to prioritize input from community stakeholders. Too often, frontline communities and advocates are dissuaded from participating in critical decisions by virtue of the opaque, technical process. With coordinated assistance and capacity-building support from local organizations, there are opportunities for stakeholders to intervene and demand private companies incorporate community feedback.
Cherylyn Kelly explains misconceptions around the costs of more efficient building codes.
“IMT is dedicated to creating buildings that sustain the world around them and the people inside them. We are proud to promote ENERGY STAR tools as they provide invaluable resources for businesses, governments, and others to improve the performance of their buildings and make more informed decisions,” said Lotte Schlegel, Executive Director of IMT.