Portfolio Energy Benchmarking and Prioritization – Step by Step

Webinar / November 8, 2018 / Benchmarking & Feedback

This one-hour webinar covers the practical realities of benchmarking individual buildings and building portfolios, prioritizing audits, and targeting commissioning and retrofit activities that will optimize portfolio energy performance and occupant comfort.

Zero Carbon/Energy Codes: Key Policy Tools to Meet Climate Goals

Webinar / November 1, 2018

As governments of all scales consider options for meeting deep greenhouse gas reduction goals, attention has turned to how to achieve zero energy or zero emissions from new construction in the building sector, which is responsible for more than 40%…

Mission Possible! Southern California Prop 39 ZNE School Retrofit Pilot Case Studies

Webinar / October 23, 2018

This one-hour webinar highlights two ZNE school retrofit projects – one at a district scale and another at a community college. Featured projects include Garden Grove School District and San Bernardino Community College. Viewers will advance their knowledge of the…

National Grid Presents — Turn Building Benchmarking Data Into Actionable Information

Webinar / September 18, 2018 / Measured Results

Cities around the region, including Boston and New York City, require reporting and tracking of benchmarking data. Other cities are embarking on voluntary benchmarking programs to build a more animated energy market. This webinar will show you how to turn…

Dreaming the Future: How Zero Net Energy Design Can Transform the School Environment

Webinar / June 13, 2018 / Existing Buildings, HVAC

Education is rapidly emerging as a leading sector among zero net energy (ZNE), high performance buildings. ZNE schools are highly efficient buildings that can meet all their energy needs with on-site renewable resources. Studies show that classrooms with sustainable attributes…

Prop 39 ZNE School Retrofit Pilot Case Studies

Webinar / May 31, 2018 / Existing Buildings

This one-hour webinar will highlight two projects that demonstrate the proof-of concept in ZNE school retrofits: Newcastle Elementary School and Los Osos Middle School. Attendees will advance their knowledge of the stakeholder engagement, building assessment, design process, and technology applications…

Analyzing City Benchmarking Data with the DOE Asset Score Tool

Webinar / May 22, 2018

Under a cooperative agreement with the US Department of Energy (DOE) through the Cities Leading through Energy Analysis and Planning (Cities-LEAP) project, the City of Portland has been exploring strategies to leverage annual benchmarking and disclosure data with the use…

Nothing beats Zero–Updates on the Trends and Projects that are Getting to Zero Energy

Webinar / March 6, 2018

Zero energy (ZE) buildings are a tiny part of the market but their growth trend is steep and practitioners and policies are accelerating their adoption nationally. Watch this webinar to learn the latest from NBI’s 2018 Getting to Zero Buildings…

The 20% Stretch Code: A New Energy Standard for Cities and States

Webinar / December 7, 2017

To help local jurisdictions advance on energy and climate action goals, New Buildings Institute (NBI) has developed a new model stretch code that targets 20% better efficiency than the ASHRAE 90.1-2013 national model energy code. The new 20% Stretch Code…

National Grid Presents—Benchmarking 102

Webinar / October 12, 2017

Part II of this two-part webinar covers how to build on the basic benchmarking covered in Part I. It will identify the strategies and tools that can be used to take basic benchmarking information and build on it so that…