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 Workshops at the Smart Buildings Center!

    Understand Your Benchmarking Data & Take Action
    Attend a free workshop to improve your benchmarking accuracy, learn how to set goals and targets, track monthly performance using NEEC's Portfolio Visualizer Tool and manage energy use to reduce costs.

    Commercial & Multifamily Buildings
    Weds. December 2, 2015: 1:00 - 3:00pm
    Details & registration >

    Benchmarking 101
    New to benchmarking? This free hands-on workshop will take you step by step to learn how to successfully benchmark your building.

    Monday December 7, 2015 1:00-3:00pm
    Details & registration >

    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.