The Portfolio Manager DataTrends series is the first-ever analysis of aggregate data stored within ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager, pulled from a pool of hundreds of thousands of commercial buildings across the United States. This fact sheet -- Energy Use Benchmarking -- examines benchmarking and trends in energy and water consumption in Portfolio Manager, including detailed characteristics of the buildings currently using the tool. Other statistics are also presented in an easy-to-read format.

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The Portfolio Manager DataTrends series is the first-ever analysis of aggregate data stored within ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager, pulled from a pool of hundreds of thousands of commercial buildings across the United States. This fact sheet --- Benchmarking and Energy Savings --- gives the first-ever evidence that buildings that benchmark their energy use on a regular basis tend to reduce their energy consumption by 2.4 percent per year, on average. Other statistics are also presented in an easy-to-read format.

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This document provides benchmarking guidance and reviews the benchmarking requirements for federal facilities per the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) of 2007. Use this document to understand and implement EISA 2007 benchmarking requirements for federal buildings. Information provided by the U.S. Department of Energy.

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