Exploring Building Performance Standards

Cities, Climate Action, Standards

Fighting climate change at the local level means taking serious steps to reduce carbon emissions generated by buildings. Understanding this, leading-edge cities are shifting to mandatory policies – the most powerful of which is a building performance standard. The Institute for Market Transformation’s explainer on building performance standards includes a fact sheet, a comparison of building performance standards across the United States, and targeted resources for local governments and building owners and tenants.

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