This paper explores the impact of green leasing programs, tenant engagement, opportunities for expanding leasing programs to new space types, and potential solutions for improving the efficiency of leased space.
This City Energy Project resource dives into the business case for energy efficiency in buildings, and includes commentary from three real estate companies leading efficiency and sustainability.
IMT’s 2019 Annual Report captures not only the organization’s successes and progress in 2019, but also recaps clear market signals that continue to drive action in buildings today.
This resource examines hurdles that NYC landlords and tenants may face in compliance to Local Law 97 and identifies next steps for collaboratively improving building performance and driving down energy use and associated carbon emissions across the city.
Audit, Retrocommissioning, and Building Performance Standard Implementation Considerations for Policymakers This resource was developed as part of Putting Data to Work, a multi-year pilot project that analyzed ways to use building performance data generated by city policies to improve energy efficiency program design and delivery in the District of Columbia and New York City. Putting … Continued
The report helps cities and utilities evaluate partnership agreements to meet climate and energy goals.
This document describes the components of a software solution to handling data streams and communicating this with partners, the Building Performance Reporting System, that minimizes the demands on city staff and streamlines data collection.
Cities are increasingly acting as market catalysts to encourage and require building owners to improve energy performance. However, cities implementing building performance policies that require actions like audits or re-tuning may experience conflicts with their regulated utilities’ efficiency programs, which depend on energy savings being additional—not attributable to market adoption or preexisting laws. These utility … Continued
Data is only useful when put to use. Across the U.S., an ever-growing number of state and local jurisdictions are implementing building performance reporting laws regarding building energy and water use in the commercial and multifamily sectors. This wealth of performance information is not yet being deployed to its full potential to drive smarter business decisions … Continued
Local governments across the U.S. are leading the charge on a variety of complex objectives, which include developing plans to meet long-term climate goals, improving public health, increasing access to energy-saving programs, and enhancing local resilience to extreme weather. Utilities play an invaluable role in these efforts by collecting and sharing energy consumption and program … Continued