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ENERGY STAR for Buildings

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You can’t manage what you can’t measure. Benchmark your building’s energy use, and get recognized for being a top energy performer with ENERGY STAR® certification!

You may even receive an ENERGY STAR Canada award for commercial and institutional buildings.


About energy benchmarking

Learn the benefits of managing your building’s energy performance.

ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager®

Monitor, rate and optimize your buildings’ energy use with our secure online benchmarking tool.


Learn about ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager® performance scores and how it is calculated.

Technical reference documents

Learn about the technical methodology behind the ENERGY STAR score and how ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager accounts for factors such as climate and weather, green power, and greenhouse gas emissions.

ENERGY STAR certification for buildings in Canada

Find out if your building type is eligible for ENERGY STAR certification, and how to apply.

Registry of ENERGY STAR certified buildings in Canada

Consider applying for ENERGY STAR certification, if you would like your building to be featured in this registry.

ENERGY STAR multifamily high-rise pilot program

Join the pilot program in Ontario for new construction and lower your operating costs with superior energy performance.

ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager® data snapshots

Information on Canadian buildings using ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager®.

Canadian circle of champions

Read case studies on how energy benchmarking is essential to realizing success.

Benchmarking – frequently asked questions (FAQ)

Consult our FAQ’s to see if your question has been answered.


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