Government Shutdown Ripple Effect: Energy Star Disclosure Laws Delayed

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Building owners, energy service providers, utilities, environmental advocates and local governments across the country are closely watching the roll out of building energy benchmark laws. We have seen delayed implementation in many cities and states for a variety of reasons, the largest being the delay in implementing California's AB1103.

But none of these players could have anticipated that the "government shutdown" would shut down Energy Star Portfolio Manager for over 2 weeks. This has led Philadelphia and Washington DC to delay their reporting deadlines. 

Cities Delay Implementation of Energy Benchmark Law 

Even with the delays, its never too soon to start to track your energy.  We've found that it can take time to collect tenant data or gather whole building data from PEPCO or PECO.

Are you preparing to comply with a local energy-disclosure law? Find out what WegoWise can do for you.