Benchmarking and Disclosure: State and Local Policy Design Guide and Sample Policy Language
Provides sample policy language based on a synthesis of existing state and local policies, and discussion on key provisions, for the design of a commercial benchmarking and disclosure policy.
This document has been very valuable to the District Department of the Environment as we implemented and refined our energy benchmarking and disclosure policy. The guide provides a standard that we can direct our peer cities to that builds on the best practices learned by early adopters like the District of Columbia.Marshall Duer-Balkind, Government of the District of Columbia, Department of the Environment
This document was essential to informing Montgomery County, Maryland, staff and policymakers on best practices related to energy performance benchmarking regulations. This helped facilitate the passage of the first county-wide energy performance benchmarking law in the Nation.Eric Coffman, Office of Energy and Sustainability, Montgomery County, Maryland