Better Building Benchmarking = More Energy Savings

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) recently released a real-time building monitoring and scoring platform called LEED Dynamic Plaque, enabling building managers to benchmark, monitor, and improve their building’s performance on an ongoing basis. The program has been recognized as a “game-changer” in building certification schemes, avoiding standards which were traditionally based on a building’s design or a static snapshot of its performance at one point in time. USGBC’s innovation is indicative of a growing trend to track performance information, empowering building managers and occupants to take action to improve a building’s energy use.

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