Owners of large commercial buildings (greater than 50,000 square feet) can now report their 2014 energy and water usage by visiting www.phila.gov/benchmarking and clicking Get STarted. All buildings must report by June 30, 2015.
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Philadelphia passed the Energy Conservation Ordinance in 2012. Building Owners are required to benchmark building energy use.
The Energy Conservation Ordinance passed on June 1, 2012. Non-residential buildings of more than 50,000 square feet are required to benchmark energy and water consumption through Energy Star’s Portfolio Manager.
Deadlines: Every year by June 30.
The city imposes a fine of $300 for the first 30 days an owner fails to comply and $100 for each subsequent day.