Cliff Majersik recently chatted with BRINK about the Inflation Reduction Act, BPS, and commercial building tenants.
Building Performance Standards
A video introduction outlining the creative, impactful policy toolkits that drive cities, counties, and states to address complex societal challenges in building performance standards (BPS).
This paper explores how new construction energy codes in several sample jurisdictions compare to existing or proposed building performance standard thresholds.
Building Performance Standards are a powerful tool to improve energy efficiency and building performance, and they can advance community-centered, inclusive, equitable policymaking.
In Spring 2021, we began collaborating with Poder Latinx to explore how a BPS policy could be leveraged to address the priorities of the Latinx community in Orlando, Florida.
IMT insight into the buildings benchmarking portion of Massachusetts’ 2022 Climate and Clean Energy Bill
Q&A with the City’s Green Buildings Team IMT’s Manager for Policy Design and Implementation, Benjamin Silverman, collaborated with Sr. Green Building Planners Gurmeet Ghera and Micah Lang from the City of Vancouver’s Green Buildings Team, Sustainability Group, on their policy development efforts. Gurmeet and Micah answered some of our questions about the new Annual Greenhouse … Continued
New bylaw will be responsible for an estimated 20% carbon emissions reduction needed to meet City’s 2030 goals. On July 20, 2022 the Vancouver City Council adopted the 2022 Annual Greenhouse Gas and Energy Limits Bylaw. This bylaw will require larger commercial and multifamily buildings in Vancouver to submit a report annually on their energy … Continued
“IMT is dedicated to creating buildings that sustain the world around them and the people inside them. We are proud to promote ENERGY STAR tools as they provide invaluable resources for businesses, governments, and others to improve the performance of their buildings and make more informed decisions,” said Lotte Schlegel, Executive Director of IMT.
Cliff Majersik analyzes building performance policies in Maryland and Montgomery County