How can jurisdictions and communities use the new BPS Implementation Guide to promote equitable building policies? IMT’s James and Zack answer!
The Building Innovation Hub announces DC’s greenest buildings for 2022, as measured by ENERGY STAR benchmarking scores in 2021
IMT partners with organizations of all shapes and sizes in its quest to transform the places where we collectively live, work, and play into restorative, healthy, resilient, and sustainable spaces. Our goal is to collectively drive greater demand for better buildings and to co-create and deploy the solutions that fulfill that demand. Corporate Sustainability Strategies … Continued
Alex Dews and Cliff Majersik offer their take on how the Inflation Reduction Act will affect climate change, equity, and environmental justice
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
An equitable transition to clean power requires utilities to prioritize input from community stakeholders. Too often, frontline communities and advocates are dissuaded from participating in critical decisions by virtue of the opaque, technical process. With coordinated assistance and capacity-building support from local organizations, there are opportunities for stakeholders to intervene and demand private companies incorporate community feedback.
Cliff Majersik analyzes building performance policies in Maryland and Montgomery County
Cliff Majersik outlines the real estate implications of the SEC’s proposed rule on climate risk disclosure.
A blog summary of Jalonne White-Newsome’s report on equity and building decarbonization.