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Compliance for the Energy Empowerment Ordinance requires owners of buildings 50,000 SQFT or greater located in the Kansas City, Missouri municipality to submit energy and water consumption to the City.

  • All information MUST BE ENTERED USING ENERGY STAR PORTFOLIO MANAGER. All other forms of submission will not be considered.
  • The BUILDING-ID is required to be entered in the DETAILS tab in Portfolio Manager, in the Unique Identifiers section.
  • Once all information is entered into Portfolio Manager, it must be submitted following the instructions in Step 6.

Steps for Compliance

(if you have previously complied and have an existing account, please skip to step 4c and proceed from there):

Step 1: Determine If/When Your Building Must Comply
Step 2a: Gather Necessary Data
Step 2b: Getting Whole Building Aggregated Data (Multi-family/mult-tenant only)
Step 3: Create Portfolio Manager Account
Step 4a: Add a Property
Step 4b: Add a Meter
Step 4c : Add Bills
Step 5: Use the Data Quality Checker
Step 6: Submit Data
(Optional) Step 7: Common Errors

For the fastest response, we strongly recommend starting with an email to address any questions. Phone conversations/in-person meetings can be scheduled when requested.


Benchmarking Help Center Contact:


  • Email:
  • Phone: 816-513-3462
  • Postal Address:
      414 E. 12th St
      Kansas City, Missouri 64106
      4th Floor Suite 401