Former Manager of City Engagement, City Energy Project

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Bringing Building Energy Performance Data to the Market

In addition to allowing building owners to track and compare their buildings' performance over time and against peers, building energy benchmarking and transparency policies allow other market stakeholders and local governments to make smarter decisions and investments, reward efficiency, and drive wide-spread, continuous improvement. This white paper, which summarizes a collaborative project by Rutgers University, … Continued

Commercial Building Energy Rating and Disclosure Policies

Transparent energy ratings can help drive investment in energy efficiency by enabling tenants, investors, and lenders to compare building energy performance, creating demand for efficient buildings that have lower utility bills and/or operating costs. This fact sheet gives an introduction to commercial building energy rating and disclosure policies, now in effect in six U.S. cities … Continued

Utility Data Sensitivity

This graphic presents the relative sensitivity of energy data from utility meters, from the most private and sensitive (real-time, household-level) to the least sensitive (monthly, nonresidential, and aggregated).

Benchmarking Help Center Guide

Requirements for building owners to benchmark energy performance and disclose that information to the market have been passed in a number of U.S. cities and states in recent years. To help increase awareness of and compliance with these new laws, cities are conducting broad outreach, education, and training activities aimed at supporting building owners, managers, … Continued