In this version of IMT’s most-requested benchmarking map, we highlight the U.S. cities and counties that have passed mandatory benchmarking and transparency policies for existing private buildings, as well as those cities that have gone beyond benchmarking to include additional measures.
With a green, high-performance lease, landlords and tenants can better work together to save billions of dollars and lock in smarter, more efficient operation of buildings. Since its inception in 2014, IMT and the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Better Buildings Alliance’ Green Lease Leaders recognition program has grown to include firms that represent more than 1.8 billion square … Continued
As part two of a new three-part case study series, IMT and DOE’s Better Buildings Alliance are shining a spotlight on 2018’s Green Lease Leaders that are using strategies to incorporate health and wellness in their green leases and overall operations.
As part one of a new three-part case study series, IMT and DOE’s Better Buildings Alliance are shining a spotlight on 2018’s Green Lease Leaders that are using innovative strategies in their green leases and overall operations.
This energy efficiency action guide contains helpful tools, resources, and best practices for chambers of commerce and small business organizations that want to help small businesses reap the immense benefits of higher-performing buildings.
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.
Managing Benchmarking Data Quality was written to help benchmarking policy implementers understand current best practices for managing data gathered from ordinances in states, counties, and cities across the U.S.
Analyzing Benchmarking Data provides useful knowledge on the annual benchmarking reports that many jurisdictions publish to summarize 12 months of reported energy and/or water utility data. It includes discussions of the types of analysis that jurisdictions with benchmarking laws have used to extract valuable information from the benchmarking data and gives examples of how some jurisdictions have calculated and displayed their analytical findings.
This helpful infosheet from IMT provides a top-line introduction to green or high-performance leasing, as well as IMT’s Green Lease Leaders recognition program.
Emerging Uses for Building Energy Data for Utilities Across the U.S., an increasing number of cities, counties, and states are examining building performance benchmarking and transparency as a critical step in addressing building energy and water use. These energy benchmarking and transparency requirements generate new and robust building-level datasets. This report describes the opportunities that … Continued