Benchmarking 101 with ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager

  • Thursday, April 04, 2019
  • 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  • SDGE Energy Innovation Center, 4760 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92117


This Benchmarking 101 workshop will help you better manage energy consumption and gain greater insight into prioritizing energy audits and retrofits using the industry-leading benchmarking tool ENERGY STAR® Portfolio Manager®. By learning how to measure and monitor your building’s energy and water use, you will be prepared to comply with new benchmarking regulations, such as Assembly Bill 802. We’ll also introduce the Benchmarking Coach program that provides no-cost, one-on-one technical support to building owners through the San Diego Regional Green Business Network.

Don't forget to register for Benchmarking 201, the second part of this benchmarking workshop series.


  • What is benchmarking?
  • A Business case for benchmarking
  • Local and statewide benchmarking requirements
  • Introduction to ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager


Rebecca Sappenfield Baptiste, LEED AP O+M, WELL AP, is an associate manager in Distributed Energy Resources Programs at the Center for Sustainable Energy. She utilizes her green building expertise to provide benchmarking technical knowledge and coaching, inform green building policy and regulation development, and assist in developing local green business networks and events. Rebecca holds master’s degrees in integrated science and technology and a master’s in sustainable environmental resources management, as well as a professional certificate in sustainable business practices.

Additional Details

Check-In: 8 AM with breakfast provided.

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This is a project of the San Diego Regional Climate Collaborative, which is partially funded by California utility customers and administered by San Diego Gas & Electric® (SDG&E) under the auspices of the California Public Utilities Commission. The Center for Sustainable Energy® is a member of the collaborative. Trademarks are property of their respective owners.