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ENERGY STAR® Portfolio Manager

A free online tool to measure and track energy consumption provided by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Property Report With Energy Data

Use this link to benchmark buildings for which energy-use data are available.

Property Report Without Energy Data

Use this link to benchmark buildings for which energy-use data are not available, either due to customer refusal or due to trade secret exemption.

Local Benchmarking Ordinances

Information on local benchmarking and public disclosure programs for cities exempt from the state reporting requirement.

Disclosable buildings are those with more than 50,000 square feet of gross floor area. Owners of commercial buildings with more than 50,000 square feet and no residential utility accounts must report annually starting June 1, 2018. Owners of multifamily residential buildings with more 50,000 square feet and 17 or more utility accounts must report annually starting June 1, 2019.

For more information, including exemptions see the Benchmarking and Public Disclosure Fact Sheet

Reporting is due every year by June 1 for buildings with no residential utility accounts and buildings with 17 or more residential utility accounts.

Information for buildings with no residential utility accounts is scheduled to be posted after June 1, 2019. Information for buildings with 17 or more residential accounts is scheduled to be posted after June 1, 2020.

Comparative information on the performance of each building will be posted during the second reporting year for each group.

For more information, including exemptions see the Benchmarking and Public Disclosure Fact Sheet

How to Comply

Create an account in ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager

Enter each disclosable building into your account

Enter your energy use data

Log into the Portfolio Manager

Submit your report from within Portfolio Manager

Events

August 27, 2019 | 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Art Rosenfeld Hearing Room, First Floor
The California Energy Commission will jointly conduct a workshop with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), to discuss building energy efficiency and decarbonization. A quorum of commissioners may attend, but no votes will be taken.
September 11, 2019 | 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Art Rosenfeld Hearing Room
The Energy Commission will hold its regularly scheduled business meeting. The agenda is usually available about 10 business days before the date of the meeting. Please go to the Business Meetings Page.  
October 8, 2019 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
First Floor, Imbrecht Hearing Room
Energy Commission staff will hold a public hearing for the proposed regulations on the following date and time. Interested persons, or his or her authorized representative, may present oral and written statements, arguments, or contentions relevant to the proposed regulations at the hearing.
October 14, 2019 | 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Art Rosenfeld Hearing Room
The Energy Commission will hold its regularly scheduled business meeting. The agenda is usually available about 10 business days before the date of the meeting. Please go to the Business Meetings Page.  

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