Building performance standards are the most powerful tools that cities have in reducing emissions in buildings. Below is a collection of IMT resources highlighting the benefits and high-impacts of building performance standards in cities across the country.

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Institute For Market Transformation Launches Building Innovation Hub

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Institute for Market TransformationAlexandra Laney, alexandra.laney@imt.org,  (202) 525-2883 x301 New Hub will connect the local real estate community to help build and operate better buildings, comply with Building Energy Performance Standards, and create local jobs. WASHINGTON, DC (October 27, 2020)—As the COVID-19 pandemic has upended the business of commercial real estate across the … Continued

A Blueprint for Ambitious Congressional Action on Climate

Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives’ Select Committee on the Climate Crisis released a sprawling 538-page blueprint for climate action. The proposal is more ambitious than any legislation seriously considered by Congress in a decade. It calls for a price on carbon and addresses every aspect of the American economy, calling for a transition … Continued

Coding (Buildings) for Change

In this Q&A, IMT’s new Associate Director for Codes and Technical Strategy reflects on building codes and climate change.

IMT 2019 Annual Report: Rising to the Challenge

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.