Resources

Every building is different and there are many approaches that can successfully increase energy efficiency and improve overall building performance. The resources in this section allow all commercial real estate practitioners to find tools they need to advance their work.

Find resources to improve your building's performance

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Building Electrification and the 2017 DC Energy Conservation Code

What to know about the 2017 District of Columbia Energy Conservation Code–Commercial Provisions.

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Theresa Backhus Becomes New DC Hub Director

By Lindsey Falasca August is usually a quiet one for the Hub, but this time we have big news to…

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A Thriving DC: Interview with DOEE Director Tommy Wells

Tommy Wells is the Director of the Department of Energy & Environment (DOEE). Appointed January 2015, he is chiefly responsible…

Ask the Experts

The Hub’s new Ask the Expert series aims to answer all of your questions on high-performance buildings. If you have…

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Compliance with BEPS: April 1, 2023

Get the details on what's required by the first BEPS Compliance Cycle deadline on April 1, 2023.

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Request a BEPS Presentation

Request a BEPS presentation for your office or team from one of our Hub Ambassadors.

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Ameresco: Providing Energy-Efficient Solutions to Public and Private Sector

The Hub loves highlighting our innovative member organizations. We recently had a great conversation with Shelley Cohen, Director of Clean…

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How We Can Transform Buildings to Better Serve People and Communities

Theresa Backhus is Associate Director of Outreach and Engagement for the Building Innovation Hub in Washington, DC, a project of…

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BEPS Compliance Pathway Timelines

Compliance pathway deadlines you should know about for DC's Building Energy Performance Standards (BEPS).

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BEPS Compliance Pathway Wizard

Answer a few simple questions to understand your BEPS compliance pathway options.

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Find-a-Vendor

Matching DC building owners and property managers to small-, minority-owned, women-owned and disadvantaged businesses in DC that specialize in energy

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Energy Audit Scopes of Work

To support you as you navigate Building Energy Performance Standards compliance, the Hub has created two sample Energy Audit scopes

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