In Kansas City, building owners slow to comply with energy benchmarking rule

Energy News Network: Almost half of Kansas City’s large, privately owned buildings are not in compliance with a municipal energy benchmarking requirement.

Kansas City’s city council adopted the Energy Empowerment Ordinance in June 2015 over objections from some property managers and developers. It requires owners of large buildings to report energy and water use data to the city, which posts the information online so it can be used by tenants, investors and others.

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