Technology is crucial for improving the way that we interact with buildings and the planet. Check out our resources below to see how IMT is taking advantage of technology to implement energy saving solutions in buildings across the country.

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How to Choose the Right Energy Management Information System

Energy Management Information Systems (EMIS) consist of a broad set of tools and services that give building owners, facility managers, energy managers, and commercial property management companies the information required to measure, manage, and enhance building performance. When used in alignment with other energy management best practices, EMIS can lower a building’s energy use by … Continued

Transforming the Market Through Energy Management Information Systems

To fully unlock building energy savings potential through energy management information systems (EMIS), commercial real estate professionals need better education on what the technology is and how to use it effectively. Today’s EMIS market is saturated with products, leaving potential adopters in a state of confusion about which product would work best for them. This … Continued

Energy-Efficient Lighting: A Bright Investment

Designed to help home builders promote their investment in energy-efficient lighting, this resource from IMT highlights the benefits offered to homeowners from market offerings. It is designed to be used as part of a home builder’s collateral set in marketing new homes to potential buyers. Developed as part of the organization’s work on code development, … Continued

Retail RTU Green Lease Language

IMT and the U.S Department of Energy’s Better Buildings have developed this resource guide on rooftop unit (RTU) best practices for retail leases. This document provides lease clauses to facilitate RTU efficiency in retail leases for both retail tenants and commercial real estate landlords. This document recommends insertion of clause language into standard commercial leases … Continued

Roof and Wall Thermal Design Guide

IMT, the Polyisocyanurate Insulation Manufacturers Association (PIMA), and the Center for Environmental Innovation in Roofing introduce the Roof and Wall Thermal Design Guide: Applying the Prescriptive Insulation Standards of the 2015 I-Codes. This non-proprietary I-Codes Design Guide provides building designers helpful information regarding the prescriptive thermal value tables in the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code … Continued

What is Green Worth? Unveiling High-Performance Home Premiums in Washington, D.C.

Homebuyers are not only increasingly interested in high-performance homes, or homes incorporating green features, but they are also willing to pay more for them, according to a this study from IMT and the District of Columbia’s Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE). “What is Green Worth? Unveiling High-Performance Home Premiums in Washington, D.C.,” finds that … Continued

Commercial Roofing Brochure

IMT provides several brochures explaining how the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) applies to additions, alterations, renovations, and repairs to buildings. Both commercial and residential buildings are covered, as are special focus areas: Commercial Lighting, Residential HVAC, and Residential Insulation & Air Leakage, and Commercial Roofing. We encourage builders and building officials to download and … Continued