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City of Calgary Mayor's Innovation Challenge

Automated Historical Utility Data Access for Building Owners

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Currently, commercial building owners and operators are constrained in their ability to obtain access to a building's total energy consumption data. In many cases, they have to obtain written and signed permission from each tenant to access their utility consumption information. For large buildings with several tenants, this process can consume a significant amount of time and resources. Along with this, tenants... more »

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City of Calgary Mayor's Innovation Challenge

Low Carbon & Climate Resilient Building Standard

In Calgary, roughly two-thirds of measured city-wide greenhouse gas emissions come from energy use in buildings and infrastructure, and as the impacts of climate change increase in Calgary, our buildings will need to be able to withstand greater shocks and stresses. It is not possible to achieve net zero emissions by 2050 without taking bold and transformational action to address the emissions from buildings. The most... more »

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City of Calgary Mayor's Innovation Challenge

Energy Benchmarking for an Action Plan Edited

Existing buildings in Calgary account for one third of city's GHG emissions. That's great information to start, and access to more refined data could enable the City to create effective policies and incentives to address GHG emissions in the buildings sector. Emissions can largely vary within the buildings sector according to their attributes such as year built, type of occupancy, construction type, systems, etc. With... more »

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