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.

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District Sustainability Awards 2021

The District Sustainability Awards highlight businesses, individuals, and organizations that are working towards a more sustainable DC. Awardees’ projects and…

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Better Buildings, Better Plants Summit

The U.S. Department of Energy’s next Better Buildings, Better Plants Summit will take place May 17-20, 2021. This virtual, no-cost…

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Welcome, Founding Members!

Please join us in welcoming the Building Innovation Hub’s Founding Members! These industry leaders are redefining business as usual through…

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Transforming DC Building Design

    Transforming the way DC approaches building performance means getting support from community leaders, like Arup, a Transformer-level member…

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Event Takeaways: Funding Clean Energy DC- Innovative Financing Solutions for Building Retrofits

Event date: March 10, 2021 Event Recording Event Summary As part of the Green Building Professional Seminar Series, “Ramping up…

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Montgomery County Energy Summit

For the past seven years and counting, the summit has annually offered cutting-edge education focused on the latest trends in…

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AEG Washington 21Q1 Stakeholder Challenge: Buildings & Construction

Since 2016, Advanced Energy Group (AEG) has partnered with public and private organizations in DC to develop an effective stakeholder…

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Getting Ready for the new Building Energy Performance Standards

The new performance standards for existing buildings will make a significant impact in the way the District’s building industry is…

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Meet the Hub’s Theresa Backhus

Hello, it’s great to meet you! My name is Theresa Backhus, and I’m the Building Innovation Hub’s new Associate Director…

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DC Building Codes Updates

Introduction The 2017 District of Columbia Energy Conservation Code update includes a number of significant changes that amend the model…

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Benchmarking Your Building

The District of Columbia has been using benchmarking data for nearly a decade to help understand and quantify how both…

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DC Building Energy Performance Standards

An overview of the District of Columbia's Building Energy Performance Standards designed for commercial building owners and property managers

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