Building Performance Standards (BPS)
Building energy use is critical to climate action, and building performance hubs can help accelerate the transition to high-performing buildings. This guidance document, created by the Building Energy Exchange in New York and the Institute for Market Transformation as part of the Building Performance Partnership, provides guidance on creating a building performance hub.
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