This graphic displays which U.S. cities, counties, and states have adopted mandatory building energy benchmarking and transparency policies for existing buildings.Updated June 2019.
This benchmarking graphic highlights the U.S. cities and counties that have passed mandatory benchmarking and transparency policies for existing buildings, as well as those cities that have gone beyond benchmarking to include additional measures. Updated June 2019.
Breakdown of Number of Properties Covered Annually by U.S benchmarking policies.
This pie chart shows the gross building area covered annually by benchmarking policies across U.S. jurisdictions.
This graphic compares commercial building policies across the U.S. Download the PDF to see both pages of the full graphic.
Large NYC buildings will soon be sporting a conspicuous A to F letter grade at their public entrances. Modeled after the NYC’s restaurant grades and similar building rating programs in Europe, a new city law mandates building energy efficiency grades, starting in 2020.
Salt Lake City took a significant step toward curbing building emissions on Tuesday when the Salt Lake City Council approved the Energy Benchmarking & Transparency Ordinance, an ordinance aimed at cutting energy costs, improving local air quality and reducing the city’s carbon footprint.