Energy Benchmarking

The Energy Benchmarking and Reporting Program (Ordinance 123226 and 123993) requires owners of non-residential and multifamily buildings (20,000 sf or larger) to track energy performance and annually report to the City of Seattle.


  • Tune-Up Your Account (Commercial Properties) Thursday, 12/11: 1:30-3:30pm Improve your Portfolio Manager account's accuracy, develop energy use reports, and learn the next steps to saving energy & money. Registration >
  • ENERGY STAR for Multifamily: Wednesday. 12/17: 12:30-2:30pm Learn how to update your account's use details, develop energy use reports, and understand the verification process. Registration >  
How to Comply

How to Comply

Benchmark with Portfolio Manager,
make annual updates by April 1st,
and learn about disclosure requirements and enforcement.
Save Energy

Save Energy

Compare your building's energy performance to others in Seattle and get started saving energy and money.

Why Benchmarking is Required

Why Benchmarking
is Required

Learn more about the ordinance background and how Seattle can benefit from benchmarking.