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Understand building energy use
Data-driven decision making
Engaging utilities for access to data
Reach community stakeholders
Best practices for hosting meetings
Building lasting coalition support
Prioritize policies and programs
Benchmarking energy use
Implementing energy codes
Assessing financing options
Leading the way in public buildings
Using energy-efficient leases
Challenging the private sector
Communicate progress and results
Publicly launching a program
Broadcast Your Results To Media & The Community
About City Energy Project
Chicago Building Scorecard
Chicago sends building owners an annual scorecard on energy performance.
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Seattle Building Scorecard
Seattle sends building owners a performance scorecard that summarizes annual energy usage and provides additional information on energy efficiency opportunities. This scorecard is intended for large offices.
Model Ordinance Language for a Policy to Improve the Performance of Existing Buildings
This document presents sample language that can be used by jurisdictions interested in drafting a comprehensive existing building performance policy that encompasses provisions for benchmarking, as well as additional actions beyond benchmarking.
Chicago Energy Benchmarking Report (2017)
Chicago prepared this annual energy benchmarking support to report publicly on impacts, performance, and future opportunities.