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Better Buildings Challenge Multifamily Sector

The Better Buildings Challenge partners with multifamily property owners to make energy efficiency improvements.

Partner Commitment

The Better Buildings Challenge (Challenge) is a voluntary leadership initiative that asks multifamily property owners and managers to make a commitment to improving the energy efficiency of their property portfolios by 20 percent over 10 years, and to share their annual progress and lessons learned with the public. HUD and the Department of Energy (DOE) work together to support Challenge partners in overcoming obstacles on their journeys and highlight their good work. Each Challenge Partner commits to:

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Pledge an organization-wide energy savings goal of at least 20 percent within 10 years

Become a Partner

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Publish two short case studies, showcasing an energy efficiency project and an organization-wide implementation model

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Report results annually by sharing energy performance data that demonstrates success