31 Dec '12, 1pm

US EPA: #Energy benchmarking could save avg school district equivalent of 1.2 teachers’ salaries for at least 3 years.

Newsbrief from Environmental Building News Benchmarking Savings Add Up Quickly, Says EPA By Erin Weaver Energy benchmarking could save the average school district the equivalent of 1.2 teachers’ salaries for at least three years, according to a new analysis from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Data from 35,000 buildings in which EPA’s Energy Star Portfolio Manager was used to benchmark energy performance from 2008 to 2011 show average savings of 2.4% per year, for total average savings of 7% over three years. According to a survey in Building Operating Management , 70% of facility managers who use Portfolio Manager report using it to inform energy-efficiency upgrade plans. The majority of buildings of all types in the analysis achieved savings, with the greatest improvements in retail, office, and K–12 school buildings; in general, buildings with the lowest...

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