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Implementation Partners

The Building Energy Benchmarking Ordinance is a joint effort between the City of Philadelphia Mayor's Office of Sustainability, the Energy Efficient Building's Hub, and the U.S. Department of Energy.


Delaware Valley Green Building Council

The Delaware Valley Green Building Council works to inspire, educate, and connect people around green building practices that will transform our communities into healthier, more prosperous places for people to live, work and learn. Formed in 2001, the DVGBC is a chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council, the nation’s foremost coalition of leaders from across the building industry working to promote buildings that are environmentally responsible, profitable, and healthy places to live and work. The DVGBC is the primary point of contact for users, agencies, and companies interested in sustainable communities and is a leader in fostering cooperation and collaboration among organizations dedicated to environmentally responsible practices in the building industry.



The Energy Efficient Buildings Hub (EEB Hub) was established in Philadelphia by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) as an Energy-Regional Innovation Cluster (E-RIC) on February 1, 2011 with a unique dual mission of improving energy efficiency in buildings—literally re-energizing them for the future—and promoting regional economic growth and job creation from our headquarters in Philadelphia's Navy Yard, one of the nation's largest and most dynamic redevelopment opportunities.


Institute For Market Transformation

The Institute for Market Transformation (IMT), founded in 1996, is a Washington, DC-based nonprofit organization promoting energy efficiency, green building, and environmental protection in the United States and abroad. The prevailing focus of IMT’s work is energy efficiency in buildings. Our activities include technical and market research, policy and program development, and promotion of best practices and knowledge exchange.  All our work involves many collaborators and targets a broad range of stakeholders in both the public and private sectors.


Mayors Office Of Sustainability

Mayor Michael A. Nutter is proud to share the City of Philadelphia's Greenworks Update and 2013 Progress Report. This report details progress to date on more than 160 initiatives in the five sustainability target areas of energy, environment, equity, economy, and engagement.



PECO has partnered with the City of Philadelphia to help meet the goal of reducing citywide building energy usage by 10% by 2015. As part of this effort, PECO is developing an online tool which will enable building managers to electronically transfer their electrical energy usage into the Portfolio Manager benchmarking tool. PECO expects to tool to be available in September.


Philadelphia Gas Works

For over 175 years Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW) employees have dedicated themselves to serving Philadelphia 24 hours a day, 365 days a year in the coldest of winter days and the hottest of summer months. 


Philadelphia Water Department

The Philadelphia Water Department and Water Revenue Bureau serve the Greater Philadelphia region by providing integrated water, wastewater, and stormwater services. The utility's primary mission is to plan for, operate, and maintain both the infrastructure and the organization necessary to purvey high quality drinking water, to provide an adequate and reliable water supply for all household, commercial, and community needs, and to sustain and enhance the region's watersheds and quality of life by managing wastewater and stormwater effectively.


U.S. Department of Energy

The mission of the Energy Department is to ensure America’s security and prosperity by addressing its energy, environmental and nuclear challenges through transformative science and technology solutions.


U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Our mission is to protect human health and the environment.



Veolia Energy owns and operates the largest portfolio of district energy networks in the US, and throughout the world. We develop and implement solutions designed to help our customers increase reliability, mitigate operating risk, decrease energy consumption and cost, and reduce environmental impact. As the world's first energy services company, Veolia Energy employs 50,000 personnel in 35 countries who are fully focused on energy efficiency and environmental sustainability.