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Ford and Bay Controls partner to improve air compressor performance resulting in annual energy cost savings of $3 million.

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Baldor and PepsiCo team to install premium efficiency motors capturing energy savings

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Balance Engineering identifies $3 million in energy savings at Lilly facility.

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A decade-long relationship between Armstrong and Pfizer (Pharmacia) has saved over $1 million with repeated paybacks, each less than one year.

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Armstrong's Complete Thermal Exchange (CTE) technology reduces natural gas consumed by Pepsi Americas by 37% and reduces CO2 emissions by 4,125 tons/year.

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Accurate Air Engineering helps Kraft save $50,000 with compressed air automation.

This report by the Institute for Market Transformation is intended to serve as a guide for policymakers and multifamily stakeholders on benchmarking and disclosure rules and regulations. It provides an introduction to the multifamily housing sector, followed by a thorough review of existing benchmarking and disclosure policies and an assessment of continuing policy challenges and opportunities.

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This report by the Institute for Market Transformation shows how a new kind of energy policy is creating skilled, export-proof jobs in cities across the United States. Under this type of policy, called building energy rating and disclosure, owners of large buildings track exactly how much energy their properties use. Armed with this information, they can make changes that reduce their utility bills and those of their tenants—helping everyone’s bottom line. Within the report are profiles of business leaders who are adding jobs and expanding their client rosters.

This report is an outcome of a roundtable convened in late 2010 by the IMT and senior policy implementers from 10 states and cities,  national building energy efficiency experts, and leaders from the commercial real estate industry. The purpose was to discuss best practices for implementing commercial building benchmarking and disclosure policies. Many of these approaches have broad applicability both to current policy implementers and to those that may implement rating and disclosure policies in the future.

This study, by the Institute for Market Transformation and the Political Economy Research Institute (PERI) at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, analyzes the potential of a national building energy rating and disclosure policy to create jobs and reduce energy-related expenditures in commercial and multifamily residential buildings.