Frank Oswald, St. Louis Building Commissioner, and Rajiv Ravulapati explain how they engaged with stakeholders in support of the Building Energy Performance Standard.
St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson has signed into law the first Building Performance Standard in the Midwest.
On April 20, the St. Louis Board of Aldermen voted to adopt the Midwest’s first Building Energy Performance Standard bill and the fourth such law in the nation.
To cut carbon pollution by 200,000 metric tons, large commercial buildings in Philadelphia are now subject to a building tune-up requirement to improve energy efficiency.
Retrofit Chicago participants pushed the envelope on energy efficiency and climate action in 2019, with two building teams achieving an impressive 35% energy reduction in their properties. Across all 99 member properties, building teams now average a 19% energy reduction, equal to annual savings of over $19 million a year. As Chicago continues its steady … Continued
This guide offers lessons learned for utilities on how to work effectively and proactively with local government customers to help those customers achieve their community 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
This article originally appeared in the April 2018 issue of the Scotsman Guide (Commercial Edition). For commercial property owners, investing in energy efficiency is increasingly moving from a nice-to-have perk to a must-deploy business tool. As energy costs and estimates of energy use within the United States continue to rise, so, too, will … Continued
Two programs show what is possible and where the market can follow.
New market analysis from IMT and LBNL.