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Benchmarking Help Center

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Video Training

For first time benchmarkers:
The U.S. EPA offers regular online webinars (live and pre-recorded) on ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager, including trainings on the basics of using Portfolio Manager, improving the energy efficiency of your buildings, and how to apply for ENERGY STAR Certification. DOEE recommends all first-time benchmarkers, or benchmarkers wanting a refresher, watch the Portfolio Manager 101 training. View the list of upcoming webinars, and register to attend.

For first time reporters:
If you are not already enrolled in Automatic Annual Reporting, watch this recorded webinar that walks through the enrollment process step-by-step.
(Powerpoint presentation attached below)

For multi-tenant building owners/managers:
If you own or manage a multi-tenant building, watch this recorded webinar from DOEE, Pepco, and Washington Gas to learn how to benchmark a multi-tenant building and request aggregated utility data.
(Powerpoint presentation attached below)

Contact EPA ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager Technical Support

Contact the Benchmarking Help Center

DOEE offers a Benchmarking Help Center, which provides technical support and assistance with using ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager and complying with District regulations. The Help Center is open 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

Phone: (202) 671-3300   |   Email: [email protected]

Compliance Checklist and Program Overview:

Download an informational flyer with a compliance checklist, from DOEE and the DC SEU.

Download Key Documents

Visit the Final Benchmarking Rulemaking document page for all key documents including the regulation, the data collection worksheets, data request and release forms, and frequently asked questions.

Prefer to Hire a Professional?

The DC Sustainable Energy Utility (DC SEU) maintains a directory of businesses that operate in the Washington, DC metropolitan area and can benchmark buildings and help owners use the energy data to inform energy and money saving upgrades.  Neither DOEE nor the DC SEU endorse any service provider or verify their qualifications. Download the list of service providers.