2 WAYS TO COMPLY
WITH BENCHMARKING REQUIREMENTS

SUBMIT A BENCHMARKING REPORT
& PAY THE ANNUAL FEE

Follow the instructions below to prepare your report. Then, use the data request link above to submit 12 full months of whole-building energy data to the state through ENERGY STAR® Portfolio Manager®. Upon submission, your report will be reviewed for compliance.

SUBMIT A WAIVER REQUEST
& PAY THE ANNUAL FEE

Check to see if your building is eligible for a one-year waiver or exemption. If eligible, please submit a waiver or exemption request before November 15th with the required supporting documentation. Upon submission, your request will be reviewed for compliance.

Are you a Public Building?

OR

To comply with BPC through either pathway, confirmation of fee payment is required.

Click below to pay the annual $100 fee, per building, to the Colorado Energy Office:

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BENCHMARKING OVERVIEW

Who's required to participate?

Covered building owners must comply with Building Performance Colorado annually. In Colorado, this includes owners of large commercial, multifamily, and public buildings 50,000 square feet or more. 

What is the timeframe?

The current report is due on or before December 1, 2022 and will include energy data for January 1, 2021 - December 31, 2021.  

What will the report include?

It includes basic building and property use information as well as a full 12 months of whole-building energy usage (electricity, natural gas, district steam, district hot and chilled water, solar, wind, etc.) for the previous year. 

How do I comply?

You will either submit a benchmarking report or file a waiver and pay the annual $100 fee, per covered building. Only one approved submission is required per building to be in compliance with the State of Colorado.

See below for more information and to begin the submission process.