14 Jun '12, 12pm

How energy benchmarking can boost your building's efficiency

How energy benchmarking can boost your building's efficiency

Energy benchmarking can help you better understand your commercial property's energy use and monitor performance over time. It allows for comparisons among similar building types and helps identify which ones could operate more efficiently. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and its Energy Star program offers a free online tool called Portfolio Manager that allows users to track and assess building energy consumption for a single building or an entire portfolio. Portfolio Manager can help users comply with local energy laws, set investment priorities, identify underperforming buildings, verify efficiency improvements and receive EPA recognition for superior energy performance. If you have already been through the benchmarking process, are you on track to increase your building's energy performance rating this year? While benchmarking helps you understand the current ...

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