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In 2008, Washington DC enacted the Clean and Affordable Energy Act of 2008 (CAEA), which requires some property owners to annually benchmark and report their utility data. What is Washington DC Energy Benchmarking? Property owners of non-residential buildings that are larger than 50,000 square feet are required to...

In an effort to track the energy use of large commercial properties, most major U.S. cities have mandated benchmarking. Benchmarking requires property owners to annually measure their energy and water consumption and report usage to their cities through ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager, the Environmental Protection...

You may not be aware of it, but you probably use some form of benchmarking in your everyday life. Simply put, benchmarking is comparing one's processes and performance metrics to others that are similar. Athletes compare their performance to that of their competitors. The use...