Participating jurisdictions are committed to passing a building performance policy by Earth Day 2024.
How does the National BPS Coalition work? IMT’s Tara Brown and Rajiv Ravulapati have been on the ground with the Coalition members, and offered their insights.
Benchmark 8760 – named for the number of hours in a year – hopes to push the building industry to get more granular in their data tracking.
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.
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
National Building Performance Standards Coalition creates opportunity to activate community groups, environmental justice organizations, and technical experts.
Read the full series summary with top takeaways from all four events.
Amy Boyce explains why codes matter to effective building performance policy for existing buildings.
This miniguide describes the overlap and distinction between public utility commissions and consumer advocates and how they can strengthen relationships.