Benchmarking your buildings' energy performance is a key first step to understanding and reducing energy consumption and your carbon footprint. All buildings can assess their energy performance, water efficiency, and carbon emissions using Portfolio Manager.
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Once you have collected the necessary data, benchmarking is quick and simple. It requires only a few minutes a month and provides many valuable results.
The following resources will help a first-time Portfolio Manager user get started with benchmarking. After reviewing these resources, try benchmarking a single building to better understand the value of measuring your performance.
Utilize the strategic Guidelines for Energy Management to learn how your organization can improve its energy and financial performance and be an environmental leader.
Upgrade your building to realize energy savings by using EPA's strategic 5-stage approach in the Building Upgrade Manual.
View a quick list (2.9MB) of ENERGY STAR resources for buildings.