For cities exploring building performance standards, a high-performance building hub provides critical guidance, technical assistance, or access to available incentives to building owners, designers, contractors, and operators. This brief for policymakers explores why a city should consider offering a high-performance hub and outlines key steps in figuring out how to set one up. It is part of a larger series of briefs on building performance standards. To access the full collection, visit

In addition, under the leadership of District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser, IMT is leading the development of the District’s High-Performance Building Hub. For more information on this, visit

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