Q&A on the City's Building Energy Performance Standard-3-16-21

  • 16 Mar 2021
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Online via Zoom!

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March 16, 2021
Q&A on the City's
Building Energy Performance Standard (BEPS)

The City of St. Louis is the first city in the Midwest and the fourth jurisdiction in the country to pass a Building Energy Performance Standard. Join the USGBC-Missouri Gateway Chapter and the City of St. Louis for an overview of the standard, including proposed Site EUI (energy use intensity) targets for buildings that must comply.

WHEN: 
Tuesday, March 16, 2021
noon - 1 pm

WHERE: Online via Zoom - registrants will receive a link upon registration and will also be sent a link the day before the event

FEE: Free to all attendees! 

REGISTER: Click on the registration button on the left side of this screen.

BACKGROUND: On April 20, 2020, the City of St. Louis Board of Aldermen unanimously passed a Building Energy Performance Standard at their first virtual meeting. This performance standard builds on the Building Energy Awareness Ordinance passed just three years earlier. BEPS requires municipal, institutional, commercial, and multifamily buildings who's square footage is equal to or greater than 50,000 to meet a minimum level of performance (the standard) set for their building type. 

In the City of St. Louis, buildings (residential, commercial, and industrial) are responsible for 80% of greenhouse gas emissions. Policies like the City's benchmarking requirements and the new Building Energy Performance Standard (BEPS) make St. Louis' existing buildings heroes in the fight against wasted energy, air pollution and climate change.

QUESTIONS?
USGBC-Missouri Gateway Chapter | usgbc-mogateway@mobot.org | 314-577-0854
City of St. Louis | benchmarking@stlouis-mo.gov | 314-622-5689


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