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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BuildUp 2030 Framework for the Transformation of Real Estate

The new framework explores principles and business practice changes that can help transform real estate by 2030.

Participating in Power: How to Read and Respond to Integrated Resource Plans

To transition to a clean power economy that includes all community members, it is important to leverage utility integrated resource plans. This guide explains IRPs and how to use them as a tool for advocacy.

Memo: Updates to IMT’s Model Ordinance for a Building Performance Standard

Since the model ordinance’s initial publication in January 2021, the following modifications have been made.

Building Performance Standard Module: Ventilation and Indoor Air Quality

This module is meant to provide a starting point for jurisdictions to engage with community members on building-related issues that are important to the community.

What Will It Take? Operating Carbon-Free Buildings

A summary of the What It Takes series operations event on July 27 hosted by the Building Innovation Hub and Clark Construction Group. 

Summary of Model Performance-Based Lease Provisions

An overview of key provisions in IMT's model performance-based lease template

Model Performance-Based Lease Template

This model performance-based lease template helps landlords and tenants benefit from energy efficiency improvements.

High-Performance Leases: A Solution for Reducing Carbon Emissions in Commercial Buildings

This Environmental Law in New York article explains how high-performance leases or performance-based leases can improve energy efficiency in commercial buildings