Advancing sustainability and wellness efforts in the face of this challenging crisis can show strength and leadership while reducing operating costs, increasing building resiliency, and improving indoor health.
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.
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
Now is the time to act differently and at a pace at which we have not acted before.
Partnerships are powerful. From multinational climate change efforts down to neighborhood recycling and composting initiatives, combining skills and capacity makes any undertaking more manageable. For cities looking to take meaningful climate action, partnering with their utilities is a smart strategy. Take the city of Denver, Colorado for example. Denver recently entered into a formal partnership with … Continued
Diversity in perspective is key to robust decision-making. Bringing together a robust set of stakeholders to workshop a problem can uncover new solutions that might have not been otherwise identified. This holds true in many areas, but especially in regulatory environments, where affordability, environmental concerns, resilience, public health and safety, and equity of access may … Continued
Here are some of the other key proposals IMT will be watching closely as we move through the rest of the 2021 Energy Code development cycle.
The number, frequency, and intensity of disasters affecting U.S. cities is growing. From floods and fires to sub-zero cold snaps and extreme heat, it seems like every week we are provided with another example of why communities need more tools to ensure they are more resilient, prepared for weather-related disruptions, and can quickly recover. The … Continued
“Whether they are historic landmarks or contemporary icons, museums often serve as engines of economic regeneration. IAMFA’s more than 200 members, with over 100 million sqft (9.29 million square meters) around the world, are supporting thriving communities and connecting people with culture,” said Nancy Bechtol, President of the International Association of Museum Facility Administrators (IAMFA). A … Continued
By focusing on the top user of energy in the U.S.—buildings—IMT strives to help people save money, increase property value and make buildings more affordable, drive economic growth, reduce harmful pollution and tackle climate change, and live and work in healthy, resilient cities. Our progress on this work is captured in an interactive 2016 Annual … Continued