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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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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BEPS Standards and Draft BEPS Rules Released

On December 4, 2020, the DC Register published the proposed Building Energy Performance Standards (BEPS) and updated benchmarking rules. BEPS…

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Event Takeaways: COVID-19 and Multifamily Housing—Navigating Recovery with an Eye on the Long-Term

    Event Date: December 09, 2020. Event Recording The Building Innovation Hub and DCBIA hosted a webinar to discuss…


Event Takeaways: Balancing occupant health and wellness with building energy performance

The Building Innovation Hub and the USGBC National Capital Region hosted a webinar to discuss how DC’s building practitioners—in both…

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COVID-19 and Multifamily Housing

Event Takeaways Event Recording With residents spending more time at home due to stay-at-home orders, how can multifamily housing owners…


Event Takeaways: Improving Operations During the Pandemic

Event summary The Building Innovation Hub and the AOBA Educational Foundation hosted a webinar to explore how actions being taken…

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DC’s Building Energy Performance Standards Should Drive “Coopetition”

Guest blog written by James Ball, Vice President of Business Development at MaGrann Associates. We, the national capital region’s building…

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Operations and Maintenance Best Practices for COVID-19 and Beyond

As COVID-19 continues to disrupt real estate across the District of Columbia, pragmatic local owners and operators are taking action…

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What the Hub is All About

My name is Lindsey Falasca, Director of DC’s new Building Innovation Hub. Created with support from the administration of Mayor…

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When Health and Wellness Meets Energy Performance

What can D.C.’s building industry be doing now to help real estate endure and bounce back from COVID safely, while…

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Falasca Named Director of DC High-Performance Building Hub

Originally posted on IMT’s website. WASHINGTON, DC (March 31, 2020)—The Institute for Market Transformation (IMT) today named Lindsey Falasca as…

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High-Performance Building Hub to Help DC Real Estate and Building Professionals

Originally posted on IMT’s website. WASHINGTON, DC (October 30, 2019)—Earlier this year, the District of Columbia became the first U.S.…

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