Audits allow for the identification of building energy performance issues and opportunities for maximizing energy efficiency in buildings. Check out our collection of resources below to learn more about these measures.

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Putting Data to Work: Using Data from Action-Oriented Energy Efficiency Programs and Policies

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

High-Performance Buildings and Property Value

High-performance commercial buildings (often described as "green") are becoming increasingly common in the marketplace. Recognizing this market growth, this guide aims to help lenders understand the valuation of high-performance buildings. As a companion piece to the 2013 primer Green Building and Property Value, this report examines the relationship between lenders and appraisers and how green features … Continued

Smart Investments in Energy Efficiency

A Look At The Portrait Building in Washington, D.C. How can energy upgrades enable forward-thinking building managers to provide considerable value to both owners and tenants? This case study examines recent energy improvements to The Portrait Building in downtown Washington, D.C. as a real-world example of the potential gains. Three efficiency measures, completed for a … Continued

Commercial Energy Policy Toolkit: Audits & Retro-Commissioning

IMT and ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability USA have partnered to create a toolkit of 11 policies and programs that local governments can implement today as part of a of multi-policy approach. The toolkit highlights successful local programs and best practices that governments can use to establish their own policy and program mix, based on local … Continued

Commercial Energy Policy Toolkit: Energy-Aligned Leasing

IMT and ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability USA have partnered to create a toolkit of 11 policies and programs that local governments can implement today as part of a of multi-policy approach. The toolkit highlights successful local programs and best practices that governments can use to establish their own policy and program mix, based on local … Continued

Commercial Energy Policy Toolkit: Submetering

IMT and ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability USA have partnered to create a toolkit of 11 policies and programs that local governments can implement today as part of a of multi-policy approach. The toolkit highlights successful local programs and best practices that governments can use to establish their own policy and program mix, based on local … Continued

Energy Assessor Credentialing Program Profiles: Commissioning (Cx) and Energy Auditor Programs

Update, 7/2012: See a comprehensive list of training and certification programs for energy engineers, auditors, and managers; in commissioning and retro-commissioning; and for facility managers. See also a list of HVAC technician training and certification programs. IMT conducted a review of professional certification programs in the building industry.  There is growing demand from local, state, … Continued