IMT’s resources provide clear guidance and insights into the most vital building performance issues facing local governments and businesses across North America. Whether you are a building owner or tenant taking first steps to control energy use, or a Mayor or city sustainability director looking to take the next leap in harnessing the benefits of energy efficiency, IMT has technical and policy resources that can help you drive deeper investment in higher performance and greater savings in buildings. Browse our reports, guides, case studies, infographics, and more below or create a custom search to find the resources that best meet your needs.


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What defines a building performance standard (BPS)?

Learn how BPS complements traditional building energy code approaches, but works quite differently. 

Better Buildings for Everyone: Understanding Legal Pathways for Building Performance and Decarbonization

This webinar features Daniel Carpenter-Gold, Jamie Long, and Dani Replogle of the Public Health Law Center speaking about available pathways for jurisdictions to pursue building electrification and decarbonization.

Better Buildings for Everyone: How Federal Funding Can Support BPS Planning & Implementation

This webinar lays out how jurisdictions and communities can access federal funds to plan for and implement policies and programs that support retrofitting buildings as well as to help pay for retrofits themselves.

Better Buildings for Everyone: How High-Performance Building Hubs Catalyze Action

Hear from five High-Performance Building Hubs about how they are providing unique and localized support to their building industry to accomplish citywide climate goals. 

Better Buildings for Everyone: Implementing Building Performance Standards (BPS)

This first webinar in the series provides details on best practices for BPS, including how to set equitable and inclusive policy that will lead to successful implementation.

Building Performance Standards: A Technical Resource Guide

IMT contributed to ASHRAE's technical resource guide on building performance standards.

Building Performance Hubs Guidance Document

Building energy use is critical to climate action, and building performance hubs can help accelerate the transition to high-performing buildings. This guidance document, created by the Building Energy Exchange in New York and the Institute for Market Transformation as part of the Building Performance Partnership, provides guidance on creating a building performance hub.

Map: National BPS Coalition Participating Jurisdictions

Participating jurisdictions are committed to passing a building performance policy.