Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships

Mayor Menino

Building Rating Helps Markets Understand and Value Energy Efficiency

Everyone knows that one way to judge the performance of a car is by its fuel efficiency, and car manufacturers love to crow about cars with high 'miles per gallon' ratings. But, what if there was a way to assess “MPG” for buildings that gave potential owners or renters a sense of how much it would cost to operate their building over time? The idea is gaining traction in cities and states around the U.S., and internationally –...

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Citing the Evidence – the Benefits of Building Energy Disclosure Policies

The benefits of building energy rating and disclosure far outweigh the negatives. Any opposition can almost be considered......