Why Brinkman Chose the Building Energy Scoring Program

We became involved in the Building Energy Scoring (BES) some time ago. I attended a Fort Collins Utilities workshop where Kirk Longstein did a presentation. Kirk walked us through all the ways property owners and property managers can learn about a building and understand how to improve overall water, gas and electric usages. We brought the information back to our executive team and they agreed to have us do more research into the program.

We signed up for the ENERGY STAR® Portfolio Manager® and it’s really been fun and informative using the system. I joined the BES working group to gain information on the initiative, and I always leave the meetings thinking we are going to change the world. While that seems like an overstatement, we can make an impact by helping our buildings perform more efficiently.

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