Energy Star Portfolio Manager Guide

We give you step-by-step instructions on how to enter and submit your building’s utility performance.

What to know

The purpose of this 50-page guide is to give you step-by-step instructions on how to:

  • Enter your building's utility performance
  • Submit your building’s utility performance 

Table of contents

  • What is energy benchmarking?
  • What you need to get started
  • Step 1: Setting up your Energy Star Portfolio Manager account
  • Step 2: Setting up your Xcel Energy Benchmarking Services account
  • Step 3: Setting up your Energy Data Portal account with CenterPoint Energy
  • Step 4: Entering water meter data
  • Step 5: Reporting your data to the City
  • Appendix A: setting up and entering your District Energy meter data
  • Appendix B: setting up your solar meter

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