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 the U.S., buildings account for more than 70% of electricity usage and 29% of gas consumption. The math is clear:...

This factsheet describes what PACE financing is, how it works, and what city governments can do to implement a PACE program for private sector buildings. 

This case study describes how Minnesota put in place an effective PACE financing mechanism and has leveraged $40 million in energy efficiency and renewable energy investment through a variety of partnerships within and across government agencies. 

This case study provides an overview of Connecticut's statewide commercial financing program, the Connecticut C-PACE program, which has achieved $130.4 million total closed project financing, with an average loan amount of $546,000 and 239 closed projects.

This fact sheet describes what on-bill utility financing is and how it can help city governments enable more energy efficiency investments.

This case study lays out how New York City put in place a self-funding model to enable investments in energy efficiency over a 10 year period. 

This fact sheet provides an overview of how city officials can help educate lenders about the benefits of energy-efficient buildings and how it can relate to underwriting standards. 

This case study describes on-bill financing programs managed by California investor-owned utilities.