Best of B3 Recognition 2015

The State of Minnesota is leading the nation in requiring 70% more energy efficient State buildings in an effort to have all State construction carbon neutral by 2030. Designed to increase energy efficiency and sustainability, the State of Minnesota’s Buildings, Benchmarks, and Beyond (B3) programs were developed for and are required on State-funded projects in Minnesota. On September 23, 2015, the first annual Best of B3 Recognition Luncheon were held at International Market Square in Minneapolis to recognize the achievements of B3 program participants. Three nominees were recognized in each of six Best of B3 categories.

B3 Benchmarking: Award winners have been have been benchmarking millions of square feet of buildings for over ten years, continue to keep their data current, and integrate the information with operational improvements.