Trainings

Learn How to Comply with the City of St. Louis’s Building Energy Awareness Ordinance.

The City of St. Louis, USGBC-Missouri Gateway Chapter, BOMA St. Louis, Downtown STL, Inc and IFMA St. Louis Chapter are co-hosting three opportunities to learn how to comply. The events below are free to all, but space is limited. Registration is required.

2018 Benchmarking Training Events

2018-2019 Drop-in Benchmarking Help Sessions

Join the USGBC-Missouri Gateway Chapter, the City of St. Louis, and partners for various educational and training opportunities to help comply with the Building Energy Awareness Ordinance (#70474). Attendees will receive an overview of the Building Energy Awareness Ordinance with step-by-step instructions on data collection, hands-on help to benchmark their energy and water use in ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager, and report data to the City of St. Louis. These events are FREE to all, but registration is requested.

  • Drop-in Benchmarking Help Session

    Wednesday, July 18, 2018 3pm - 5pm
    Missouri Botanical Garden’s Commerce Bank Center for Science Education
    4651 Shaw Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110

    Register Online Here

  • Drop-in Benchmarking Help Session

    Wednesday, August 8, 2018 3pm – 5pm
    Missouri Botanical Garden’s Commerce Bank Center for Science Education
    4651 Shaw Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110

    Register Online Here

  • Benchmarking Jam

    Thursday, August 23, 2018 4pm – 6pm
    Missouri Botanical Garden’s Commerce Bank Center for Science Education
    4651 Shaw Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110

    Register Online Here

  • Drop-in Benchmarking Help Session

    Wednesday, September 12, 2018 9am – 11am
    Missouri Botanical Garden’s Commerce Bank Center for Science Education
    4651 Shaw Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110

    Register Online Here

  • Benchmarking 101

    Thursday, November 29, 2018 12pm - 1:30pm
    Missouri Botanical Garden’s Commerce Bank Center for Science Education
    4651 Shaw Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110

    Register Online Here

  • Benchmarking 101

    Tuesday, February 5, 2019 12pm - 1:30pm
    Missouri Botanical Garden’s Commerce Bank Center for Science Education
    4651 Shaw Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110

    Register Online Here

  • Drop-in Help Session

    Wednesday, February 20, 2019 3pm – 5 pm
    Missouri Botanical Garden’s Commerce Bank Center for Science Education
    4651 Shaw Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110

    Register Online Here

  • Drop-in Help Session

    Tuesday, March 19, 2019 9am – 11am
    Missouri Botanical Garden’s Commerce Bank Center for Science Education
    4651 Shaw Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110

    Register Online Here

  • Drop-in Help Session

    Thursday, April 18, 2019 9am – 11am
    Missouri Botanical Garden’s Commerce Bank Center for Science Education
    4651 Shaw Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110

    Register Online Here

Energy Star Portfolio Manager Resources

EPA’s ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager tool helps you measure and track the energy use, water use, waste and materials, and greenhouse gas emissions of your buildings, all in a secure online environment. Follow this link for information on how-to guides, videos and learning how to use Portfolio Manager to comply with St. Louis’s energy benchmarking ordinance:

https://www.energystar.gov/buildings/training/training

U.S. Green Building Council - Missouri-Gateway Chapter

Have questions about benchmarking? Want to attend a benchmarking or Energy Star Portfolio Manager 101 training offered through the USGBC? We’ll have training events available this fall and in early 2018. Besides events, the local chapter of the USGBC is a great resource for any benchmarking inquiries.

http://www.usgbc-mogateway.org/

Contact the USGBC at usgbc-mogateway@mobot.org

Ameren Missouri Trade Ally network

Find contractors on Ameren’s Biz Savers website to help your business or building take advantage of energy efficiency measures today.

http://www.tradeallynetwork.com/

Missouri Division of Energy

Check out incentives and financing opportunities for your business or building offered through the state of Missouri.

https://energy.mo.gov/grants-financing

Set the PACE STL

Set the PACE St. Louis is an innovative program that uses PACE financing to help homeowners and commercial, industrial and multi-family property owners access affordable, long-term financing for smart energy upgrades to their buildings.

http://www.setthepacestlouis.com/

City of St. Louis Sustainability

Learn about St. Louis’s sustainability efforts, resources and initiatives. You can also learn about the City’s Sustainability Plan.

https://www.stlouis-mo.gov/sustainability/

Better Buildings Financing Navigator

The Navigator is an online tool that helps public and private sector organizations find financing solutions for energy efficiency projects, developed by the U.S. Department of Energy's Better Buildings Initiative. The Navigator is designed for anyone who wants to access financing for energy efficiency projects or learn more about the marketplace in general, including building owners, facility and energy managers, sustainability directors, executives, contractors, consultants, brokers, researchers, and other decision-makers.

Note that the Navigator covers non-residential energy efficiency projects only.

https://betterbuildingssolutioncenter.energy.gov/financing-navigator