Bryan Kilgore for Zondits, May 7, 2015. Image credit: Fcb981 Portland, Oregon, recently joined twelve other U.S. cities that have commercial energy reporting policies after a unanimous vote by the Portland City Council. The new policy requires the following actions for commercial buildings greater than 20,000 square feet: Track energy performance with the EPA’s ENERGY STAR […]
At a briefing this week, the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability introduced the proposal and set the stage for public information sessions about it in January. The proposed Energy Performance Reporting Policy would require commercial buildings to track energy performance using a free online tool called the Energy Star Portfolio Manager.