Regulation and policy can drastically affect an organization’s energy conservation framework.

Learn why energy policy and regulation matters to business.

What is ISO 50001 — Energy Management Standard

Using energy efficiently helps organizations save money as well as helping to conserve resources and tackle climate change. ISO 50001 supports organizations in all sectors to use energy more efficiently, through the development of an energy management system (EnMS).
http://www.iso.org/iso/home/standards/management-standards/iso50001.htm

NYSERDA Commercial Real Time Energy Management Program

New York State Energy Research and Development Agency (NYSERDA) has recently developed a program which offers cost-shared incentives for Real Time Energy Management (RTEM) technologies to collect data about a building, and use that data to optimize the building’s energy usage.
http://www.nyserda.ny.gov/All-Programs/Programs/Real-Time-Energy-Management

Ontario Climate Change Action Plan

Ontario’s five year plan to fight climate change, reduce greenhouse gas pollution and transition to a low-carbon economy, released June 2016.
https://www.ontario.ca/page/climate-change-action-plan<

ISO 50001: the backbone of successful energy performance

The international energy management standard draws on global best practice from more than 50 countries. Evidence shows that ISO 50001 accredited organisations are achieving energy performance improvements of 10 per cent or more, often through low and no-cost measures.
http://http://www.inprovaenergy.com/blog/iso-50001-the-backbone-of-successful-energy-performance

LEED Points Available for Energy Metering

US Green Build Council’s guide to Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) points available for Energy Metering.
http://www.usgbc.org/credits/ea31

New York City Local Law 88 (LL88) – Lighting Upgrades and Submetering

LL88 requires large non-residential buildings to upgrade lighting to meet current New York City Energy Conservation Code standards, and to install electrical sub-meters for each large non-residential tenant space and provide monthly energy statements.
http://www.nyc.gov/html/gbee/html/plan/ll88.shtml

Vancouver Declaration on Clean Growth and Climate Change

Canada’s declaration on clean growth and climate change, as agreed to at First Ministers’ meeting in Vancouver, March 2016. http://www.scics.gc.ca/english/Conferences.asp?a=viewdocument&id=2401