Seattle's Energy Benchmarking Program (SMC 22.920) 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 by April 1st of each year.
How to Comply
Benchmark with ENERGY STAR® Portfolio Manager to annually report by April 1st. Learn about disclosure and enforcement.
Compare your building's energy performance to others in Seattle and get started saving energy and money.
Why Benchmarking is Required
Learn more about the ordinance, our data analysis and reports, and how Seattle benefits from benchmarking.
Building Energy Performance Transparency
Per Seattle Municipal Code 22.920: the Seattle Energy Benchmarking Ordinance 1250000 directs the City to annually share building-specific data with the public beginning with 2015 reported information. 2015 building-level and aggregated data is available now.