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. Scoll down this page for latest news and free workshops!

    How to Comply

    How to Comply

    Benchmark with Portfolio Manager,
    make annual updates by April 1st,
    and learn about disclosure 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, our data analysis and reports, and why Seattle benefits from benchmarking.


    Energy Benchmarking Dashboard

    Free Workshop: Energy Benchmarking 101

    Thursday, February 11th 2016 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Smart Buildings Center-Pacific Tower
    1200 12th Avenue South

    This hands-on session will teach you how to benchmark your building's energy performance using ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager for compliance with the City's ordinance. Learn more and register (required) >

    Energy Benchmarking Dashboard - Understand Your Results!

    See how your building's energy use/sf (EUI) and ENERGY STAR score stacks up to similar buildings in Seattle.