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  • Ann Arbor, MI+-
    Applicable Law
    Energy and Water Benchmarking Ordinance (City Co​de 104)
    Location
    (none)
    Additional Requirements
    (none)
    Annual Deadline.
    June 1, 2024
    Applies To
    10,000
    Year Started
    2022
    Required Utilities
    Energy + Water
  • Aspen, CO+-
    Applicable Law
    Ordinance No.5
    Location
    (none)
    Additional Requirements
    (none)
    Annual Deadline.
    June 1, 2024
    Applies To
    15,000
    Year Started
    2022
    Required Utilities
    Energy+Gas+Water
  • Atlanta, GA+-
    Applicable Law
    Atlanta Commercial Buildings Energy Efficiency Ordinance
    Location
    (none)
    Additional Requirements
    Energy Audit (every 10 years) starting in 2020
    Annual Deadline.
    June 1, 2024
    Applies To
    25,000
    Year Started
    2017
    Required Utilities
    Energy + Water
  • Austin, TX+-
    Applicable Law
    Austin Energy Conservation Audit & Disclosure (ECAD) Ordinance
    Location
    (none)
    Additional Requirements
    Energy Audits + Mandatory Upgrades
    Annual Deadline.
    June 1, 2024
    Applies To
    10,000
    Year Started
    2012
    Required Utilities
    Energy
  • Berkeley, CA+-
    Applicable Law
    Berkeley Building Energy Saving Ordinance
    Location
    (none)
    Additional Requirements
    Energy Audit (Every 5 Years if over 50k sq.ft., starting 2018, or Every 10 Years if below 50k sq.ft.)
    Annual Deadline.
    July 1, 2024
    Applies To
    25,000
    Year Started
    2016
    Required Utilities
    Energy + Water
  • Bloomington, MN+-
    Applicable Law
    Large Building Benchmarking Ordinance
    Location
    (none)
    Additional Requirements
    (none)
    Annual Deadline.
    June 1, 2024
    Applies To
    100,000
    Year Started
    2022
    Required Utilities
    Energy
  • Boston, MA+-
    Applicable Law
    Boston Energy Reporting and Disclosure Ordinance
    Location
    (none)
    Additional Requirements
    Energy Audit (Every 5 Years, starting 2018)
    Annual Deadline.
    May 15, 2024
    Applies To
    35,000
    Year Started
    2017
    Required Utilities
    Energy + Water
  • Boulder, CO+-
    Applicable Law
    Boulder Building Performance Ordinance
    Location
    (none)
    Additional Requirements
    Energy Audit & RCx (every 10 yrs, starting 2019) + Implement "Cost-Effective" RCx Measures (within 2 years) + Lighting Upgrades (one-time)
    Annual Deadline.
    June 1, 2024
    Applies To
    20,000
    Year Started
    2017
    Required Utilities
    Energy
  • Brisbane, CA+-
    Applicable Law
    Brisbane Building Efficiency Program
    Location
    (none)
    Additional Requirements
    (None)
    Annual Deadline.
    May 15, 2024
    Applies To
    10,000
    Year Started
    2020
    Required Utilities
    Energy + Water
  • California (State)+-
    Applicable Law
    California Assembly Bill 802 (AB 802)
    Location
    (none)
    Additional Requirements
    (none)
    Annual Deadline.
    June 1, 2024
    Applies To
    50,000
    Year Started
    2018
    Required Utilities
    Energy
  • California, CA+-
    Applicable Law
    California Assembly Bill 802 (AB 802)
    Location
    (none)
    Additional Requirements
    (none)
    Annual Deadline.
    June 1, 2024
    Applies To
    50,000
    Year Started
    2018
    Required Utilities
    Energy
  • Cambridge, MA+-
    Applicable Law
    Cambridge Building Energy Use Disclosure Ordinance
    Location
    (none)
    Additional Requirements
    (none)
    Annual Deadline.
    May 1, 2024
    Applies To
    25,000
    Year Started
    2014
    Required Utilities
    Energy + Water
  • Chelsea, MA+-
    Applicable Law
    Chelsea, MA
    Location
    (none)
    Additional Requirements
    (none)
    Annual Deadline.
    June 30, 2024
    Applies To
    (none)
    Year Started
    2023
    Required Utilities
    Energy
  • Chicago, IL+-
    Applicable Law
    Chicago Building Energy Use Benchmarking Ordinance
    Location
    (none)
    Additional Requirements
    (None)
    Annual Deadline.
    June 1, 2024
    Applies To
    50,000
    Year Started
    2017
    Required Utilities
    Energy
  • Chula Vista, CA+-
    Applicable Law
    Chula Vista Building Energy Saving Ordinance
    Location
    (none)
    Additional Requirements
    (none)
    Annual Deadline.
    June 1, 2024
    Applies To
    20,000
    Year Started
    2020
    Required Utilities
    Electricity+Gas
  • Cincinnati, OH+-
    Applicable Law
    Cincinnati Kilowatt Crackdown
    Location
    (none)
    Additional Requirements
    (None)
    Annual Deadline.
    N/A (Voluntary)
    Applies To
    (none)
    Year Started
    2009
    Required Utilities
    Energy
  • Colorado (State)+-
    Applicable Law
    Benchmarking and Building Performance Standards
    Location
    (none)
    Additional Requirements
    (none)
    Annual Deadline.
    June 1, 2024
    Applies To
    50,000
    Year Started
    2023
    Required Utilities
    Energy
  • Columbus, OH+-
    Applicable Law
    Columbus Energy Challenge
    Location
    (none)
    Additional Requirements
    (None)
    Annual Deadline.
    June 1, 2024
    Applies To
    50,000
    Year Started
    2020
    Required Utilities
    Energy + Water
  • Denver, CO+-
    Applicable Law
    Denver Commercial and Multifamily Building Benchmarking
    Location
    (none)
    Additional Requirements
    (none)
    Annual Deadline.
    June 1, 2024
    Applies To
    25,000
    Year Started
    2017
    Required Utilities
    Energy
  • Des Moines, IA+-
    Applicable Law
    Des Moines Energy and Water Benchmarking Ordinance
    Location
    (none)
    Additional Requirements
    (none)
    Annual Deadline.
    June 1, 2024
    Applies To
    25,000
    Year Started
    2020
    Required Utilities
    Energy + Water
  • Edina, MN+-
    Applicable Law
    Efficient Building Benchmarking Ordinance (2019-10 Article XI)
    Location
    (none)
    Additional Requirements
    Energy Audit (Every 5 Years, starting 2022)
    Annual Deadline.
    June 1, 2024
    Applies To
    25,000
    Year Started
    2019
    Required Utilities
    Energy + Water
  • Evanston, IL+-
    Applicable Law
    Evanston Building Energy and Water Use Benchmarking Ordinance
    Location
    (none)
    Additional Requirements
    (None)
    Annual Deadline.
    June 30, 2024
    Applies To
    20,000
    Year Started
    2016
    Required Utilities
    Energy + Water
  • Fort Collins, CO+-
    Applicable Law
    Fort Collins Ordinance 144
    Location
    (none)
    Additional Requirements
    (None)
    Annual Deadline.
    June 1, 2024
    Applies To
    5,000
    Year Started
    2021
    Required Utilities
    Energy + Water
  • Honolulu, HI+-
    Applicable Law
    Ordinance 22-17
    Location
    (none)
    Additional Requirements
    (none)
    Annual Deadline.
    June 30, 2024
    Applies To
    25,000
    Year Started
    2022
    Required Utilities
    Energy+Gas+Water
  • Houston, TX+-
    Applicable Law
    Houston Green Office Challenge
    Location
    (none)
    Additional Requirements
    (None)
    Annual Deadline.
    N/A (Voluntary)
    Applies To
    (none)
    Year Started
    2017
    Required Utilities
    Energy
  • Indianapolis, IN+-
    Applicable Law
    Benchmarking Program | Thriving Buildings
    Location
    (none)
    Additional Requirements
    (none)
    Annual Deadline.
    June 1, 2024
    Applies To
    100,000
    Year Started
    2023
    Required Utilities
    Energy + Water
  • Kansas City, MO+-
    Applicable Law
    Kansas City Energy Empowerment Ordinance
    Location
    (none)
    Additional Requirements
    (None)
    Annual Deadline.
    May 1, 2024
    Applies To
    50,000
    Year Started
    2017
    Required Utilities
    Energy + Water
  • Los Angeles, CA+-
    Applicable Law
    Los Angeles Existing Buildings Energy & Water Efficiency (EBEWE) Ordinance*
    Location
    (none)
    Additional Requirements
    Energy Audit, Water Audit & Retro-Commissioning (Every 5 Years, starting 2021)
    Annual Deadline.
    June 1, 2024
    Applies To
    20,000
    Year Started
    2017
    Required Utilities
    Energy + Water
  • Louisville, KY+-
    Applicable Law
    Louisville Kilowatt Crackdown
    Location
    (none)
    Additional Requirements
    (None)
    Annual Deadline.
    February 28th (Voluntary)
    Applies To
    (none)
    Year Started
    2020
    Required Utilities
    Energy
  • Madison, WI+-
    Applicable Law
    Madison, WI
    Location
    (none)
    Additional Requirements
    (none)
    Annual Deadline.
    06/30/2024
    Applies To
    (none)
    Year Started
    2023
    Required Utilities
    Energy
  • Miami, FL+-
    Applicable Law
    Building Efficiency 305
    Location
    (none)
    Additional Requirements
    (none)
    Annual Deadline.
    June 30, 2024
    Applies To
    200,000
    Year Started
    2023
    Required Utilities
    Energy + Water
  • Miami-Dade County, FL+-
    Applicable Law
    Miami-Dade County Building Efficiency 305 (BE305)
    Location
    (none)
    Additional Requirements
    (none)
    Annual Deadline.
    N/A (Voluntary)
    Applies To
    (none)
    Year Started
    2018
    Required Utilities
    Energy
  • Minneapolis, MN+-
    Applicable Law
    Minneapolis Commercial Building Rating and Disclosure Ordinance
    Location
    (none)
    Additional Requirements
    (none)
    Annual Deadline.
    June 1, 2024
    Applies To
    50,000
    Year Started
    2013
    Required Utilities
    Energy + Water
  • Minnesota, Statewide+-
    Applicable Law
    Minnesota, Statewide
    Location
    (none)
    Additional Requirements
    (none)
    Annual Deadline.
    June 1, 2024
    Applies To
    (none)
    Year Started
    2023
    Required Utilities
    Energy
  • Montgomery County, MD+-
    Applicable Law
    Montgomery County Building Energy Benchmarking Law
    Location
    (none)
    Additional Requirements
    (none)
    Annual Deadline.
    June 1, 2024
    Applies To
    50,000
    Year Started
    2015
    Required Utilities
    Energy
  • New Jersey , NJ+-
    Applicable Law
    New Jersey State Law: A3722
    Location
    (none)
    Additional Requirements
    (none)
    Annual Deadline.
    October 1, 2024
    Applies To
    (none)
    Year Started
    2022
    Required Utilities
    (none)
  • New Orleans, LA+-
    Applicable Law
    New Orleans Building Energy Benchmarking
    Location
    (none)
    Additional Requirements
    (None)
    Annual Deadline.
    June 2020 (Voluntary)
    Applies To
    (none)
    Year Started
    2014
    Required Utilities
    Energy + Water
  • New York City, NY+-
    Applicable Law
    New York City Local Law 84 (LL84)
    Location
    (none)
    Additional Requirements
    Energy Audit + RCx (every 10 years)
    Annual Deadline.
    May 1, 2024
    Applies To
    25,000
    Year Started
    2009
    Required Utilities
    Energy + Water
  • Oak Park, IL+-
    Applicable Law
    Oak Park, IL
    Location
    (none)
    Additional Requirements
    (none)
    Annual Deadline.
    December 31, 2023
    Applies To
    (none)
    Year Started
    2023
    Required Utilities
    Energy , Water
  • Ontario, Canada+-
    Applicable Law
    Ontario, Canada Reporting of Energy Consumption and Water Use
    Location
    (none)
    Additional Requirements
    (none)
    Annual Deadline.
    July 1, 2024
    Applies To
    50,000
    Year Started
    2019
    Required Utilities
    Energy + Water
  • Orlando, FL+-
    Applicable Law
    Orlando Building Energy & Water Efficiency Strategy (Ordinance 2016-64)
    Location
    (none)
    Additional Requirements
    Energy Audit or RCx (every 5 years) starting in 2020
    Annual Deadline.
    May 1, 2024
    Applies To
    50,000
    Year Started
    2018
    Required Utilities
    Energy
  • Philadelphia, PA+-
    Applicable Law
    Philadelphia Building Energy Benchmarking Ordinance
    Location
    (none)
    Additional Requirements
    (None)
    Annual Deadline.
    June 30, 2024
    Applies To
    50,000
    Year Started
    2012
    Required Utilities
    Energy + Water
  • Pittsburgh, PA+-
    Applicable Law
    Pittsburgh Building Benchmarking Ordinance
    Location
    (none)
    Additional Requirements
    (None)
    Annual Deadline.
    June 1, 2024
    Applies To
    50,000
    Year Started
    2018
    Required Utilities
    Energy + Water
  • Portland, ME+-
    Applicable Law
    Portland, ME Energy and Water Use Performance Benchmarking ordinance
    Location
    (none)
    Additional Requirements
    (none)
    Annual Deadline.
    May 1, 2024
    Applies To
    50,000
    Year Started
    2015
    Required Utilities
    Energy + Water
  • Portland, OR+-
    Applicable Law
    Portland Energy Performance Reporting Policy
    Location
    (none)
    Additional Requirements
    (none)
    Annual Deadline.
    April 22, 2024
    Applies To
    25,000
    Year Started
    2015
    Required Utilities
    Energy
  • Providence, RI+-
    Applicable Law
    Sustainable Providence
    Location
    (none)
    Additional Requirements
    (none)
    Annual Deadline.
    Applies To
    (none)
    Year Started
    2014
    Required Utilities
    Energy
  • Reno, NV+-
    Applicable Law
    Reno Energy and Water Efficiency Program (Ordinance 7068)
    Location
    (none)
    Additional Requirements
    Energy Audit + Retro-Commissioning
    Annual Deadline.
    April 1, 2024
    Applies To
    30,000
    Year Started
    2020
    Required Utilities
    Energy + Water
  • Saint Louis, MO+-
    Applicable Law
    Saint Louis Building Energy Awareness Bill
    Location
    (none)
    Additional Requirements
    Annual Deadline.
    May 1, 2024
    Applies To
    50,000
    Year Started
    2018
    Required Utilities
    Energy + Water
  • Saint Paul, MN+-
    Applicable Law
    Energize Saint Paul
    Location
    (none)
    Additional Requirements
    (None)
    Annual Deadline.
    N/A (Voluntary)
    Applies To
    (none)
    Year Started
    2019
    Required Utilities
    Energy
  • Salt Lake City, UT+-
    Applicable Law
    Salt Lake City Elevate Buildings
    Location
    (none)
    Additional Requirements
    (None)
    Annual Deadline.
    May 1, 2024
    Applies To
    50,000
    Year Started
    2019
    Required Utilities
    Energy
  • San Diego, CA+-
    Applicable Law
    San Diego Building Energy Benchmarking Ordinance
    Location
    (none)
    Additional Requirements
    (none)
    Annual Deadline.
    June 1, 2024
    Applies To
    50,000
    Year Started
    2019
    Required Utilities
    Energy
  • San Francisco, CA+-
    Applicable Law
    Existing Commercial Buildings Energy Performance Ordinance
    Location
    (none)
    Additional Requirements
    Energy Audit or RCx (every 5 years)
    Annual Deadline.
    May 1, 2024
    Applies To
    10,000
    Year Started
    2011
    Required Utilities
    Energy
  • San Jose, CA+-
    Applicable Law
    San Jose Energy and Water Building Performance Ordinance (BPO)
    Location
    (none)
    Additional Requirements
    Energy Audit or RCx or Implement EEMs
    Annual Deadline.
    May 1, 2024
    Applies To
    20,000
    Year Started
    2019
    Required Utilities
    Energy + Water
  • Seattle, WA+-
    Applicable Law
    Seattle Council Bill 116731 (CB 116731)
    Location
    (none)
    Additional Requirements
    Periodic Tune-Ups for Larger Commercial Buildings
    Annual Deadline.
    July 1, 2024
    Applies To
    20,000
    Year Started
    2015
    Required Utilities
    Energy
  • South Portland, ME+-
    Applicable Law
    South Portland Energy and Water Benchmarking Ordinance
    Location
    (none)
    Additional Requirements
    Energy Audit (starting 2023)
    Annual Deadline.
    May 1, 2024
    Applies To
    (none)
    Year Started
    2017
    Required Utilities
    Energy + Water
  • St.Louis Park, MN+-
    Applicable Law
    St Louis Park Energy Benchmarking
    Location
    (none)
    Additional Requirements
    (none)
    Annual Deadline.
    May 1, 2024
    Applies To
    25,000
    Year Started
    2019
    Required Utilities
    Energy + Water
  • Washington (State)+-
    Applicable Law
    Washington Senate Bill 5854 (SB 5854)
    Location
    (none)
    Additional Requirements
    Energy Audits
    Annual Deadline.
    April 1, 2024
    Applies To
    10,000
    Year Started
    2020
    Required Utilities
    Energy
  • Washington, DC+-
    Applicable Law
    Washington DC Clean and Affordable Energy Act of 2008
    Location
    (none)
    Additional Requirements
    (none)
    Annual Deadline.
    April 1, 2024
    Applies To
    25,000
    Year Started
    2015
    Required Utilities
    Energy + Water