To achieve rapid, meaningful decarbonization, we need to shift the way we think about buildings and the role of energy efficiency.
In this staff profile, Marshall shares how his current role as a sustainability analyst at Integral Group, and his position as Co-Chair of D.C.’s BEPS Task Force are helping him advance decarbonization in D.C.
Here is a behind-the-scenes look at how Ross MacWhinney is helping NYC’s Office of Sustainability fight climate change in the commercial capital of the U.S.
To our partners, colleagues, and stakeholders: As we wrap up 2019, I’d like to pause for a moment to reflect on recent accomplishments and discuss how the Institute for Market Transformation (IMT) is approaching some big changes I see emerging in the decade ahead. As many of you know, I was thrilled to step into … Continued
This resource examines hurdles that NYC landlords and tenants may face in compliance to Local Law 97 and identifies next steps for collaboratively improving building performance and driving down energy use and associated carbon emissions across the city.
In the U.S., buildings account for more than 70% of electricity usage and 29% of gas consumption. The math is clear: Climate goals that depend on reducing carbon emissions can only be achieved at scale with significant advancements in building energy efficiency. A new type of policy, a building performance standard (or BPS), is the … Continued
The report helps cities and utilities evaluate partnership agreements to meet climate and energy goals.
This two-page primer from IMT explains how reducing energy use in buildings is a vital and necessary part of meeting 100% renewable and other clean energy goals.
Improving the efficiency of new and existing buildings is a crucial strategy for cities and states that are charting a path to decrease carbon emissions and meet ambitious climate goals. But what about the materials that are being used to construct and retrofit buildings? Fabricating the materials that comprise buildings—like concrete, steel, and windows—also releases … Continued
For almost 20 years, IMT has sought out and promoted best practices to advance energy efficiency in buildings. We continue to work toward a future in which all buildings are highly efficient, and our progress toward this goal in 2014 is capture in IMT's 2014 Annual Report. This annual report provides examples of market transformation … Continued