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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Canadian Policies for Existing Buildings: Benchmarking, Transparency, and Beyond

This map highlights Canadian policies for existing buildings.

Incorporating Equity into Energy Benchmarking: Guidance for Practitioners

Best practices in equity and benchmarking compiled from local government and policy practioners

Comparison of U.S. Building Audit, Retuning, and Retrocommissioning Policies

This matrix compares the requirements of commercial building audit, retuning, and retrocommissioning (RCx) policies in U.S. cities and states.

Breaking Down the Bottom Line: The Business Case for Energy Efficiency in Buildings

This City Energy Project resource dives into the business case for energy efficiency in buildings, and includes commentary from three real estate companies leading efficiency and sustainability.

Common Errors in DC Energy Benchmarking

Avoid mistakes in measuring your building's energy performance.

Understanding Energy Benchmarking in DC

Read this resource to learn how to check building ENERGY STAR scores for DC and what the key terms mean.

Putting Data to Work: Using Data from Action-Oriented Energy Efficiency Programs and Policies

Audit, Retrocommissioning, and Building Performance Standard Implementation Considerations for Policymakers This...

City Energy Project: New York City’s Approach to Self-Funding of Municipal Buildings

This case study lays out how New York City put in place a self-funding model to enable investments in energy efficiency over a 10 year period.