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Existing Commercial Buildings Energy Performance Ordinance

San Francisco’s Existing Commercial Buildings Ordinance applies to existing commercial buildings with 10,000 square feet or more of space that is heated or cooled. The Ordinance has two separate requirements: energy benchmarking and energy audits. 

NOTE:  Please submit remaining audit confirmations in Zoho by February 15. Between February 15-March 15 we will not be collecting audit confirmations. You may resume submitting audit confirmations in our new system after March 15. For more information: How to Comply and Report to SF Environment.


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Benchmarking

Benchmarking Overview
How to Comply with Benchmarking in San Francisco
Help with Benchmarking
FAQ
Why benchmark?

Energy Efficiency Audits

Energy Efficiency Audit Overview
How to Comply and Report to SF Environment
Minimum Qualifications for Energy Auditors
Why Audit?
Resources and Financing
Register an Energy Audit As Under Contract


For Tenants of Commercial Buildings

Tenants' Roles and Opportunities


Reports

San Francisco Existing Commercial Buildings Performance Report 2010-2014 (PDF)
Existing Commercial Buildings Task Force Report - December 2009 (PDF)

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