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Step by Step Guide to Compliance

I AM NEW TO BENCHMARKING

  1. Download the Philadelphia How-To Guide to collect all of the information you’ll need to complete the benchmarking process in Portfolio Manager.
  2. Open a free Portfolio Manager account.
  3. Complete the benchmarking process as per the How-To Guide. You must report energy and water usage for every commercial building 50,000 square feet or larger in your portfolio. If you are having trouble benchmarking, please contact the Office of Sustainability at benchmarkinghelp@phila.gov.
  4. Once data for your portfolio has been uploaded, access the Philadelphia Custom Reporting Template link . Your building must report both a Site EUI and a Philadelphia Building ID in the Report Preview to be considered complete by the City. (See How-To Guide for more details on this process.)
  5. Submit your report to the City of Philadelphia.

I ALREADY BENCHMARK MY BUILDING(S) USING PORTFOLIO MANAGER

  1. Download the Philadelphia How-To Guide to collect all of the information you’ll need to complete the benchmarking process in Portfolio Manager.
  2. Update your Portfolio Manager account to ensure that it contains all required information from the How-To Guide.
  3. Once data for your portfolio has been uploaded, access the Philadelphia Custom Reporting Template link . Your building must report both a Site EUI and a Philadelphia Building ID in the Report Preview to be considered complete by the City. (See How-To Guide for more details on this process.)
  4. Submit your report to the City of Philadelphia.


UTILITY DATA ACCESS RESOURCES


PECO

  1. Email PECOenergyusagedata@exeloncorp.com or call 1-866-850-0357, prompt 3
  2. PECO also now offers automatic transfer of energy use data through its Smart Energy Data Energy Usage Data Tool. Please visit this link to sign up: www.peco.com/smartenergyusagedatatool


Philadelphia Gas Works

Customers should submit their data requests, completed data release authorization forms, and contact information (phone #) for the requestor via:

  1. Email: PGWusage@pgworks.com
  2. Fax: 215-684-6996; or
  3. Mail:
    Attn: Correspondence Department
    Philadelphia Gas Works
    P.O. Box 3500
    Philadelphia, PA 19122


Philadelphia Water Department

  1. Contact the Water Department at WaterBenchmarking@Phila.gov


Veolia Energy

  1. Veolia now offers automatic transfer of steam use information here.


NEED ASSISTANCE?

  1. Contact us at benchmarkinghelp@phila.gov
  2. Check out EnergyWorks for financing and technical assistance to improve your building’s performance and save money.
  3. View the Delaware Valley Green Building Council’s Green Contractor Database for help with benchmarking and improving the efficiency of your building.