IMT’s resources provide clear guidance and insights into the most vital building performance issues facing local governments and businesses across North America. Whether you are a building owner or tenant taking first steps to control energy use, or a Mayor or city sustainability director looking to take the next leap in harnessing the benefits of energy efficiency, IMT has technical and policy resources that can help you drive deeper investment in higher performance and greater savings in buildings. Browse our reports, guides, case studies, infographics, and more below or create a custom search to find the resources that best meet your needs.

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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...

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 guide contains helpful tools, resources, and best practices to energize and inform efforts to establish or enhance a program that will help a chamber of commerce's small business members reap the immense benefits of more efficient buildings and spaces.

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.