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.
IMT’s Energy Opportunity Scan helps cities gain a deeper understanding o how these market actors view energy efficiency.
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
Watch IMT’s webinar for helpful advice on how to become a Green Lease Leader and gain insights from recipients Kilroy Realty Corporation and JBG SMITH.
With a green, high-performance lease, landlords and tenants can better work together to save billions of dollars and lock in smarter, more efficient operation of buildings. Since its inception in 2014, IMT and the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Better Buildings Alliance’ Green Lease Leaders recognition program has grown to include firms that represent more than 1.8 billion square … Continued
In part two of a new three-part case study series, IMT and DOE’s Better Buildings Alliance highlight 2018’s Green Lease Leaders such as Federal Realty and TD Bank for including innovative health and wellness strategies in their green lease agreements.
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 energy efficiency action guide contains helpful tools, resources, and best practices for chambers of commerce and small business organizations that want to help small businesses reap the immense benefits of higher-performing buildings.
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.