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  1. 1. EPA’s ENERGY STAR Market Demand and Automated Benchmarking System Aclara Web Meeting 10/1/10
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Overview of Benchmarking Demand Growth </li></ul><ul><li>Over view of Automated Benchmarking System </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Comparative Metric </li></ul>Is 60 MPG high or low for this automobile? Is 90 kBtu/SF/YR high or low for this building? Fuel Efficiency: MPG Energy Performance Score: 1 to 100
  4. 4. What is Portfolio Manager <ul><li>Free, online, benchmarking tool for existing buildings </li></ul><ul><li>Whole-building ACTUAL energy performance score and benchmarking data </li></ul><ul><li>Measures and Tracks energy intensity, cost, emissions </li></ul><ul><li>Normalizes for weather, operating hours, occupant density, plug load </li></ul><ul><li>Facilitates sharing and reporting of energy performance to corporate, association, government, and utility stakeholders </li></ul><ul><li>Provides ENERGY STAR Label for Buildings </li></ul>
  5. 5. Benchmarking Activity Continues to Increase Commercial Buildings Rated - Cumulative 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 110,000 100,000 90,000 80,000 70.000 60,000 50,000 40,000 30,000 20,000 10,000 0
  6. 6. Labeling Activity Continues to Increase ENERGY STAR Labeled Buildings -Cumulative 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 9,000 8,000 7.000 6,000 5,000 4,000 3,000 2,000 1,000 0
  7. 7. ENERGY STAR Activity by City: Percent Increase in Number of Buildings Benchmarked (Cumulative from 2008 to 2009)
  8. 8. Benchmarking Activity Continues to Increase <ul><li>More than 3,600 C&I companies have committed to benchmark their portfolio of buildings. </li></ul><ul><li>As of August 2010, </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Over 19 billion square feet benchmark </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Over 172,000 buildings are benchmarked </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Over 11,000 buildings have qualified for the ENERGY STAR label, EPA’s recognition for top energy performance </li></ul></ul><ul><li>22 percent of the market has been rated </li></ul>
  9. 9. State and Local Benchmarking Legislation Summary √ Transactional √ √ Seattle, WA Annual √ √ City of New York √ √ West Chester, PA √ Denver, CO Transactional √ √ Austin, TX Annual √ √ D.C. √ Hawaii √ Ohio √ Michigan √ Transactional √ √ Washington √ Transactional √ √ California Utility Data Requirement Disclosure Private Buildings Public Buildings Jurisdiction
  10. 10. Mandatory State Initiatives <ul><li>CA: Assembly Bill (AB) 1103 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Required all utilities to make available data for uploading into Portfolio Manager upon the request of any commercial building owner </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In January 2011 requires the disclosure of an ENERGY STAR score and energy use data as part of commercial real estate transactions involving the sale, lease, or financing of a whole building </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Three-year phase-in for multi-tenant buildings >50,000 SF </li></ul></ul><ul><li>WA: State Bill 5854 - 2009-10 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Benchmarking disclosure law very similar to CA law </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Mandatory Local Initiatives <ul><li>City of New York: Greater, Greener Buildings Plan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Requires eligible privately owned buildings >50,000 sq. ft. and all municipal buildings >10,000 sq. ft. to benchmark annually in Portfolio Manager </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>22,000 buildings affected </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Washington DC: Clean and Affordable Energy Act of 2008 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Requires eligible privately-owned commercial buildings to benchmark using Portfolio Manager on an annual basis. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Phased in over three years. Applies to buildings >50,000 SF in 2013 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Results published online </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Voluntary Campaigns and Incentives Travel for Good – Green Hotel Directory Travelocity Earth Hour 24x7 Energy Challenge City of San Francisco Eco-Tourism Orbitz Central Florida Kilowatt Crackdown Central Florida Watts to Water City of Denver Location/Company Program City of Albuquerque Green Path Program City of Chicago Chicago Green Office Challenge State of WI Lt. Governor ENERGY STAR School Challenge City of Louisville Louisville Kilowatt Crackdown City of Portland Portland Energy Showdown State of PA Conservation Works and Small Business EE Grants New England EPA Region 1 Community Energy Challenge State of NM HB 534: Sustainable Building Tax Credits City of Seattle Seattle Kilowatt Crackdown CoStar Commercial Real Estate Multiple Listing Service
  13. 13. State and Local Governments Leveraging Portfolio Manager – Voluntary and Mandatory Programs
  14. 14. LEED Existing Buildings Projects <ul><li>Energy Star benchmarking is a prerequisite for Energy and Atmosphere credits </li></ul><ul><li>491 projects earned recognition </li></ul><ul><li>Over 2300 projects registered for LEED EB </li></ul><ul><li>High growth area for LEED </li></ul>
  15. 15. Federal Executive Order (EO 13423 – January 2007) <ul><li>Requires agencies to reduce greenhouse gases through a reduction in energy intensity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>3% annually, 30% by the end of 2015 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Federal government owns approximately 445,000 buildings equal to more than 3 billion sq ft </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Leases additional 57,000 buildings (374 million sq ft) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>EPA, DOE, and GSA partnered to create a checklist to comply with EO 13423 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The checklist calls for all existing federal buildings to track energy performance in Portfolio Manager </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. ARRA-Funded Programs <ul><li>Measuring and reporting performance required for ARRA funded programs and some programs require or encourage the use of Portfolio Manager </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Iowa SEP Grant Program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Efficiency Maine Commercial Project EECBG Grant Program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New York Energy Efficiency Program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pennsylvania Conservation Works! Program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Utah Advanced Energy Efficiency Strategies for Buildings Program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New Hampshire Office of Energy and Planning EECBG Grant Program </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. Benchmarking Demand: Utility Example ComEd’s Energy Usage Data System
  18. 18. Buildings Using PG&E’s ABS PG&E Case Study: Year New Buildings Using ABS Cumulative Buildings Using ABS 2007 417 418 2008 870 1288 2009 1094 2382
  19. 19. <ul><li>Automated Benchmarking System Overview </li></ul>
  20. 20. Benchmarking with Portfolio Manager <ul><li>Single Building Manual Entry </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Enter benchmarking information into Portfolio Manager. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Bulk Data Upload </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Upload large sets of data in Portfolio Manager using an Excel template. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Automated Benchmarking Services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A framework for exchanging data using web services between the EPA’s rating system and third parties. </li></ul></ul>
  21. 21. What is the Automated Benchmarking System (ABS)? <ul><li>A framework for exchanging data between EPA’s Portfolio Manager and a third party system such as a utility CIS </li></ul><ul><li>Enables third party tools to deliver EPA benchmarking data as an alternative or in addition to a Portfolio Manger account </li></ul><ul><li>Includes Web-based services using Extensible Markup Language (XML) to… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>authorize data release </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>transfer energy and/or building data </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>report energy benchmarking results </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Utilities assist customers by providing the required 12 months of energy data for benchmarking automatically and monthly updates on an ongoing basis. </li></ul>
  22. 22. ABS in the Market <ul><li>SPPs Offering ABS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>32 commercial products/services in the market </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Listed on Energy Star Web site </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Top 5: Advantage IQ, Siemens, The E Group, LPB Energy Management, EnergyCAP </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Current Utility ABS providers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ComEd, Avista Utilities, Puget Sound Energy, WPPI Energy, PG&E, SDG&E, SoCal Gas, SCE, SMUD </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Utilities Considering ABS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wisconsin Utilities, Seattle City Light, Austin Energy, New Mexico utilities, BG&E, APS, City of Palo Alto </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Utility vendors offering ABS: None = opportunity for Aclara to be first </li></ul>
  23. 23. Contact Information <ul><li>Bill Von Nedia </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Tracy Narel </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Peter Flippen </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>(703) 349-5080 </li></ul><ul><li>For technical questions about ABS, please contact [email_address] </li></ul>