commercial buildings

San Francisco mandates measurement, publication of energy performance in buildings

Article: San Francisco mandates measurement, publication of energy performance in buildings

“What gets measured gets managed” is an old business maxim that San Francisco’s city government is taking to heart in terms of commercial building energy use. On Friday, Mayor Ed Lee signed the Existing Commercial Building Energy Performance Ordinance into law. The legislation that would require regular energy performance audits, and publication of the data, for existing buildings in the city.