This document serves as the first official update and compliance report for the City of Orlando’s Building Energy & Water Efficiency Strategy (BEWES). The scope includes the initial recommendation of the policy by the Green Works Task Force in the city’s Community Sustainability Action Plan in 2013 - from the city’s selection to participate and receive funding from the City Energy Project in early 2014, to stakeholder engagement throughout policy development and passage in December 2016 - and into the first three years of policy implementation from 2017 – 2019.
In addition to providing a comprehensive background on the policy, the report provides an update on the status of the policy, and the current compliance and performance trends in order to inform internal and external stakeholder decision-making regarding current progress, and the policy’s role in achieving the city’s climate and sustainability goals.
Based on the analysis of the 2018 and 2019 benchmarked building sets, the city offers the following recommendations:
Download the Building Benchmarking Policy Compliance and Impact Report (2018-2019)(PDF, 2MB)