The path forward is no longer a technical challenge. We can make significant progress with tools and practices available today.
Building Performance Standards
Building performance policies can advance social priorities like affordable housing, stakeholder inclusion and equity in energy costs.
This PDF presentation is part of a suite of resources for a Model Building Performance Standard Ordinance, created by the Institute for Market Transformation (IMT).
This document is intended to provide the structural foundation for a strong BPS ordinance in any jurisdiction.
This document provides a high-level overview of the Institute for Market Transformation’s (IMT) model ordinance for a building performance standard (BPS).
Building performance policies can facilitate economic recovery and climate action with support from commercial real estate.
This map summarizes at a glance which U.S. jurisdictions have passed building performance standards for commercial buildings that require performance improvements in a wide range of buildings over time. It is part of a larger suite of BPS-focused resources, all of which are available at imt.org/bps. This map will be kept updated as jurisdictions pass … Continued
Recommendations for the Biden-Harris Administration to make substantial progress toward decarbonizing buildings and ensuring a transition to an equitable, clean energy economy.
This matrix compares the requirements of building performance standards in U.S. cities and states.
This document examines the missing link between energy codes and building performance standards. It offers cities clear actions for smart regulation.