Building Benchmarking & Portfolio Review

Benchmarking prioritizes opportunities for efficiency improvements based on measuring and comparing performance metrics. It can be the first step to assess a buildings level of energy efficiency before engaging in Building Audits.

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Benchmarking requirements in NYC: Local Law 84
Beginning in 2009, the City of New York passed several Local Laws collectively known as the Greener, Greater Buildings Plan. As part of the City's larger sustainability plan, PlaNYC; The Greener, Greater Buildings Plan requires annual benchmarking of all inputs of energy to a building over 50,000 sf.

Benchmarking requirements in Boston: BERDO
In 2013, the Boston City Council approved a new Building Energy and Reporting Ordinance requiring large commercial and residential buildings to report and disclose energy and water use, as well as greenhouse gas emissions, to encourage investment in energy efficiency. Any building over 50,000 gross square feet or with 50 or more residential units must report annually.

Benchmarking requirements in Philadelphia: Bill 120428-A
In 2012, the city of Philadelphia passed the Building and Energy Benchmarking Law. Any commercial building over 50,000 gross square feet must report annually. Multi-family sector is currently not required to report.