A new report addresses equity in benchmarking ordinances
Best practices in equity and benchmarking compiled from local government and policy practioners
IMT’s buildings and climate take on President Biden’s proposed infrastructure plan.
How more stakeholder engagement in utility planning can increase equity and climate action.
Building performance policies can advance social priorities like affordable housing, stakeholder inclusion and equity in energy costs.
Back in September, at the Just Energy Summit—a virtual conference this year, hosted by the Partnership for Southern Equity (PSE)—the session I was most excited about was the one on public utility commissions. I’m always eager to hear the ways that folks make the rather dry and esoteric topic of utility regulation both relevant and engaging, and … Continued
This paper hopes to help jurisdictions design policies and budget for programs to enable affordable housing to benefit from building performance standards.
In this Q&A, Esmeralda Hic, IMT’s Policy Fellow reflects on her community’s fight for environmental justice in California.
IMT helps cities enjoy the economic, environmental, and social benefits of high-performing buildings through building performance policies that create healthy and resilient communities. Collaborating with building owners, tenants, governments, and other city and corporate stakeholders, as well as NGOs and strategic partners, IMT’s expert staff strive to catalyze collective and permanent market change in the … Continued
In this Q&A, Hailey Deres, IMT’s Development Associate, shares her passion for environmental justice and what changes she’s looking forward to seeing within the building efficiency industry in the coming years.