The Portland City Council voted 6-3 to become the first community in Maine to require large businesses and residential buildings to report their energy usage to the city.
The vote comes after South Portland rejected a similar measure,...
The New York City Council has an excellent environmental track record, and I’m pleased to say that most recently it has passed a group of bills tackling energy efficiency in buildings, adding to its stellar standing.
Mayor Bill de Blasio...
Nebraska is making another stride on efficiency, launching an initiative to measure – and eventually reduce – the energy used in buildings throughout the state.
Last month, the federal Department of Energy preliminarily awarded the Nebraska...
This benchmarking graphic includes information on cities that have also passed building audit and/or retrocommissioning policies.
This graphic displays the state of U.S. Benchmarking Policies on a map of the U.S.
This graphic compares commercial building policies across the U.S.
Links to Data Visualization Sites in U.S.
In the past few years, some states and cities have enacted policies requiring performance rating and disclosure for privately owned