How Does San Francisco’s Existing Commercial Buildings Ordinance Impact Your Business?

Guidelines to Help Facility Managers Create a Commercial Energy Management Strategy

In San Francisco, California 56 percent of citywide greenhouse-gas emissions come from the operation, construction, and demolition of buildings. The City’s Existing Commercial Buildings Ordinance requires commercial buildings over 10,000 square feet to track energy use and provide an annual summary to both tenants and the public. The new city ordinance will also require such buildings to have a professional energy audit every five years. Do you know how your building’s energy use compares to others? Read on to learn more about commercial energy management tools available to building owners and operators.