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Energy Benchmarking Key to Realizing $9 Billion in Savings in Apartments and Condos: Benefits for Owners and Renters

January 8th, 2013 | by GBE FACTS

Almost 40 million Americans live in apartments and condominiums in multifamily buildings (those containing five or more units). Over the past decade, these Americans have seen their energy costs rise by 20 percent -- more than three times the average rate of rent increases. A new report from the Institute for Market Transformation (IMT), Energy Transparency in the Multifamily Housing Sector, finds that the nation’s multifamily housing stock holds potential for major energy efficiency gains, which would improve housing affordability by keeping renters’ utility bills down. Transparency about buildings’ energy use can drive these gains


BuildingRating.org Launches Today

March 9th, 2011 | by Glenn Meyers

Today the Institute for Market Transformation (IMT) and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) jointly announced the launch of BuildingRating.org, the world’s first resource concerning energy performance rating and disclosure policies for homes and commercial buildings


On the Inside of Building Energy Performance

January 26th, 2011 | by Glenn Meyers

This week, a committee created by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, the Mayor’s Task Force on Existing Commercial Buildings, voted to send the “Existing Commercial Buildings Energy Performance Ordinance” as a way to transform the city’s commercial buildings from enormous energy users into energy savers



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