Instructions to report building energy information

The information on this site will help you comply with the City of Portland’s energy performance reporting requirements. This easy process must be completed by April 22 each year for the prior calendar year.
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Portland’s Commercial Building Energy Reporting policy requires property owners of commercial buildings 20,000 square feet and larger to track and report energy performance information annually. Please review the information carefully to ensure that your report is submitted without any errors.

Reports are due by April 22 each year and cover the previous calendar year.

New users

If you are new to the reporting process for the City of Portland Commercial Building Energy Reporting requirement, need additional details, or would like a refresher of the process we suggest using the full Energy Reporting How-To Guide.

Returning users

If you have reported energy use as part of the City of Portland Commercial Building Energy Reporting requirement in the past or are familiar with commercial benchmarking/reporting in ENERGY STAR® Portfolio Manager®, you may use the Energy Reporting for Returning Users page. This offers basic instructions and the overall steps required to help ensure that you are in compliance with the program.

Additional resources

Building contact

Please ensure you’ve provided the correct primary contact to the City of Portland. This is the person who will coordinate compliance for each building required to submit a report.

Establish/update a building contact

Portland Building ID

If you do not know the City of Portland Building ID for your building, find it on our website:

Find your Building ID

Request utility data

Owners of buildings with multiple energy meters may request aggregated energy data from their utility. Find links to your utilities and request data from them:

Request aggregate data from your utility

Seek City of Portland assistance

You may also contact the City of Portland’s Energy Reporting Help Desk at or 503-823-7070 during regular business hours for assistance or schedule a 30-minute consultation.

Schedule a consultation