Solutions in Existing Buildings (other than Major Renovations)

Most of the San Francisco of the future has already been built. Existing buildings are a tremendous resource to our city, and the challenge is to protect our rich history while using fewer natural resources. Energy efficiency, water conservation, stormwater, toxics reduction, and zero waste policies help to improve the performance of the existing stock. 

Start with Energy Star Portfolio Manager, an online tool provided at no cost to the user by the US Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Energy.