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Kansas City, MO Passes Benchmarking Ordinance

The Kansas City, MO ordinance requires large commercial and multifamily residential buildings to benchmark and report their energy and water usage. This includes a requirement to track whole-building energy and water use and report it to the city annually. The ordinance does not mandate any energy retrofits.

Participating buildings will be phased in – multifamily residential buildings over 100,000 square feet in 2017. Multifamily buildings over 50,000 square feet will be included in 2018.

Details on deadlines and penalties are TBD upon detailed review of the law. Read more here.