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21 January 2021

Cities and states around America have set ambitious goals including cutting greenhouse gas emissions, creating jobs, charting economic recovery, and boosting health that cannot be achieved without improved performance of buildings. To achieve...

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7 January 2021

Earlier this fall, facing a pandemic, a struggling commercial real estate market, and budget cuts, the City of Philadelphia managed to finalize building energy performance regulations to improve the energy efficiency and building performance...

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27 October 2020

New Hub will connect the local real estate community to help build and operate better buildings, comply with Building Energy Performance Standards, and create local jobs.

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2 January 2018

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...

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30 August 2017

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...

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19 April 2017

SEATTLE (April 18, 2017) –Today, Seattle’s Office of Sustainability and Environment (OSE) released 2015 building energy performance data for over 3,300 properties reporting data through Seattle's Energy Benchmarking program. Overall, the data is...

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7 February 2017

On Monday, January 30, St. Louis, MO became the fifth city in the Midwest to pass a mandatory energy benchmarking ordinance.

The “Building Energy Awareness” ordinance requires certain buildings to record annual whole-building...

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20 December 2016

The Denver City Council has unanimously approved new energy-efficiency regulations regarding the city's commercial buildings.

The new rules passed late Monday by a vote of 11-0, with council members Albus Brooks and Stacie Gilmore absent....

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14 December 2016

The City Council Tuesday took action to reduce energy use in large, older buildings, which studies have found are responsible for a great deal of the city’s energy consumption.

The Existing Building Energy and Water Efficiency ordinance...