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Planning and Sustainability

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Phone: 503-823-7700

Curbside Hotline: 503-823-7202

1900 SW 4th Ave, Suite 7100, Portland, OR 97201

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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 policy in 2015 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

Resources, incentives, technical assistance and workshops to help improve your building energy performance

Learn More about ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager

Helpful resources for learning how to use the ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager tool.

2015 Building Energy Performance Reporting Results

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