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14 September 2016

Nebraska is making another stride on efficiency, launching an initiative to measure – and eventually reduce – the energy used in buildings throughout the state.

Last month, the federal Department of Energy preliminarily awarded the Nebraska...

News Article
12 September 2016

Thirty-five U.S. jurisdictions have laws or executive actions mandating energy benchmarking, according to the Institute for Market Transformation. Although ten pertain just to public buildings, most (25) cover other property types, including...

News Article
7 September 2016

SINGAPORE — To spur building owners to come up with innovative and cost-effective solutions to reduce their energy consumption, all buildings will be required to disclose their energy use in the future. In the run-up to that, the Building and...

News Article
22 June 2016

The City of Evanston Utilities Commission, upon direction from the Evanston City Council, has launched a public comment period to receive input on a draft energy and water benchmarking ordinance.

The draft ordinance, which can be found at ...

News Article
9 June 2016

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - June 8, 2016) - Today, the Ontario government released its long anticipated Five Year Climate Change Action Plan to promote the reduction of greenhouse gas ("GHG") emissions and to facilitate the shift to a low-...

News Article
26 May 2016

Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and CoStar Group, Inc. announced a critical step forward in cutting energy waste in America by increasing the visibility of building energy use in U.S. property markets. The two entities are...

News Article
25 May 2016

The City of Cambridge Community Development Department today released a summary report and compliance map describing the results from the first year of mandatory energy and water use reporting.

The Building Energy Use Disclosure Ordinance (...

News Article
22 April 2016

New Initiatives Stem from Technical Working Group’s Comprehensive Evaluation of Building Energy Use; City Programs Will Support Building Owners & Managers in Going Green

Plan Marks Further Progress toward OneNYC Commitment to 80x50

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News Article
7 April 2016

Ottawa, ON – April 7, 2016 – Today, the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) released a new white paper which will act as a guide for provinces and local governments who are considering implementing an energy benchmarking program within their...