Using NCREIF data on commercial building utility expenditures, researchers from Resources for the Future found that buildings that benchmark their energy usage reduced their utility spending by an average of 3 percent.
Buildings are responsible for 40% of our energy consumption. With this in mind the European research project DIRECTION aims to demonstrate that very low energy buildings can be implemented in practice.
But what does it take to turn an...
Blog post by Alissa Burger, Senior Program Associate at IMT.
As of this week, commercial and multifamily building owners in California have serious reason to celebrate. Late last Friday, the California State Legislature passed Assembly Bill...
This benchmarking graphic includes information on cities that have also passed bu
This graphic displays the state of U.S. Benchmarking Policies on a map of the U.S.
This graphic compares commercial building policies across U.S. cities.
In the past few years, some states and cities have enacted policies requiring performance rating and disclosure for privately owned
This pie chart shows the gross building area covered annually by benchmarking policies across U.S.