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Published on September 24th, 2013 | by Zachary Shahan

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Energy Benchmarking Infographic

September 24th, 2013 by  


Originally published on CleanTechnica sister site Green Building Elements.

The Institute for Market Transformation has created an infographic on why benchmarking the energy use of buildings is important. I’m a huge fan of benchmarking, in general, and I’m also obviously a big fan of saving energy, so I think this is pretty cool. Check out the infographic:

benchmarking_infographic

Some of the facts from the infographic that most stood out to me were:

  • 40% of energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions come from buildings (okay, we’ve seen that fact before).
  • ½ of all energy savings can be achieved through no-cost or low-cost improvements.
  • Only 8 cities have benchmark (as of June 2013).

Any thoughts on energy benchmarking or benchmarking policies? 
 


 


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is tryin' to help society help itself one word at a time. He spends most of his time here on CleanTechnica as its director, chief editor, and CEO. Zach is recognized globally as an electric vehicle, solar energy, and energy storage expert. He has presented about cleantech at conferences in India, the UAE, Ukraine, Poland, Germany, the Netherlands, the USA, Canada, and Curaçao. Zach has long-term investments in NIO [NIO], Tesla [TSLA], and Xpeng [XPEV]. But he does not offer (explicitly or implicitly) investment advice of any sort.



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