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Energy Benchmarking


News Release, January 28, 2015: The 2013 benchmarking data on private buildings has been released. Find out more in our press release, and download the data on our disclosure page.

The next Energy Benchmarking deadline is approaching! All buildings over 50,000 gross square feet must report benchmarking data for calendar year 2014 to DDOE by April 1, 2015.

The Clean and Affordable Energy Act of 2008 established that all private buildings over 50,000 gross square feet within the District of Columbia, including multifamily residences, must annually measure and disclose their energy and water consumption to the District Department of the Environment (DDOE). The final regulations were published in January 2013 and the first reporting deadline was April 1, 2013.

Beginning with the second year of reported data, the DDOE will publish summary results for each building on its website. The standard software for benchmarking and reporting is the U.S. EPA’s free, industry-standard ENERGY STAR® Portfolio Manager tool. The Act also requires that the energy and water use of all District government buildings over 10,000 gross square feet also be benchmarked and disclosed.

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