The Energy Commission is contacting building owners who have not reported energy usage in previous years. Visit the Resources section of this page for information on how to report. To report your building, visit Report Benchmarking Data.

Benchmark and Report Your Building

ENERGY STAR® Portfolio Manager

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

Report Your Building to the Energy Commission

Once you have entered your building in Portfolio Manager, use these links to submit it to the CEC.

Exempted 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

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Contact

Benchmarking Hotline
Benchmarking@energy.ca.gov
855-279-6460

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