ENERGY STAR benchmarking for commercial and institutional buildings

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How much energy your buildings use should matter to you. If you can measure it, you can control it. If you can control it, you can manage it. Are you actively benchmarking? If not, join the energy benchmarking movement today! 

Keeping you informed:

What’s new with ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager?

Why benchmark energy performance?

Learn all the basics of energy benchmarking, including the benefits and barriers to managing your building’s energy performance.

ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager

Read about ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager in Canada and catch up with thousands of Canadian buildings that are registered in the benchmarking tool. You will be able to monitor, rate and optimize your buildings’ energy use in one place.


ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager uses a 1-100 ENERGY STAR score: a score of 50 indicates median energy performance, while a score of 75 or more indicates top performance. Find out if your building is eligible.

ENERGY STAR certification for buildings in Canada (Winter 2018)

ENERGY STAR certification is a mark of a high performing building in Canada. Starting in 2018, eligible building types will be able to apply for this designation and share their success with everyone who walks by or through their doors.

Energy benchmarking resources for buildings

Find energy benchmarking tools, information, technical reference documents and training to help your way to energy savings.

Financial assistance for benchmarking, labelling and disclosure initiatives

Financial assistance to support energy labelling and disclosure projects for the commercial and institutional buildings sector is now available through the Office of Energy Efficiency.

Energy Benchmarking Data Snapshots 

Would you like to know how many buildings are registered in ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager? Our regularly updated benchmarking snapshots will provide details on energy benchmarking in Canada.

Natural Resources Canada’s Canadian Circle of Champions

Read case studies about commercial and insitutional building sector champions who prove that energy benchmarking is essential to realizing energy efficiency success.

ENERGY STAR benchmarking FAQs – Have questions?

Your questions are important to us. Consult our FAQ’s to see if your question has been answered.

Stay informed!

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