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Energy Performance Reporting Policy for Commercial Buildings

  • Energy reporting begins 2017 for commercial buildings over 20,000 square feet

  • Commercial buildings over 50,000 square feet began reporting in 2016

To reduce energy costs and carbon emissions, Portland City Council passed a new policy that requires commercial buildings 20,000 square feet and over to:

    1. Track energy use with ENERGY STAR® Portfolio Manager®, and
    2. Report energy performance information annually to the City of Portland.


Contact the Energy Reporting Help Desk: 503-823-7070,

Exemptions and Extensions

Exemption and extension requests for the Energy Performance Reporting Policy

Resources for improving your building's energy performance

Helpful links to incentives and technical assistance to improve building energy performance.

2015 Building Energy Performance Reporting Results

First annual report summarizes key findings and establishes baseline for comparison against future years