The second annual report for Building Benchmark BC is live at buildingbenchmarkbc.ca!
A steadily growing number of British Columbia building owners are positioning their properties for forthcoming standards in building energy and carbon management by voluntarily reporting their emissions and energy use through the Building Benchmark BC program.
The Building Benchmark BC Year Two Annual Report, released today, tracks steady uptick in the program’s second year among property owners and jurisdictions, and we are excited to report that we have once again exceeded our recruitment targets.
Highlights from Year 2 of Building Benchmark BC Include:
- 1,163 buildings have registered, representing 8.5 million square meters of floor space
- There are now 54 private sector, public sector and jurisdictional program participants
- Building Benchmark BC is now tracking 30 building typologies, including offices, apartments, libraries and recreation centers.
- As of the end of the program’s second year, the following 16 jurisdictions were official partners and collecting building performance data via Building Benchmark BC:
- Capital Regional District
- City of Abbotsford
- City of Burnaby
- City of Kamloops
- City of Kelowna
- City of New Westminster
- City of North Vancouver
- City of Richmond
- City of Surrey
- City of Vancouver
- City of Victoria
- District of North Vancouver
- District of Saanich
- Township of Langley
- University of British Columbia
- Metro Vancouver
As the program enters its third year, we are looking forward to building upon the successes we’ve had this year, and continuing to expand throughout the province. As such, Building Benchmark BC is now welcoming new property owners and managers, as well as jurisdictions, to join for the 2022 reporting cycle.
For more information, to download the full Year 2 Report, and to dig into the data in visual format, visit buildingbenchmarkbc.ca!
See the full media release here [PDF].