Energy savings and support
every step of the way

Energy Benchmarking


Discover where to save energy, and money in your building

Portfolio Manager® is a free, secure, web-based tool that allows building owners to better understand the performance of their buildings, while finding areas for optimization.

  • Track & manage energy/water/waste consumption
  • Identify potential areas for improvement, optimization, and savings
  • Maintain your competitive edge by identifying how well your building is using energy compared to similar buildings in the area
  • Quickly generate reports on your building and share with potential buyers
    and tenants
  • Get support from Efficiency Nova Scotia throughout the program
  • Potentially receive awards & recognition for program participation


Who will benefit from this program?

  • Multi-Unit Residential Buildings Owners
  • Commercial Building Owners
  • Institutional Building Owners
  • Building Operators and Managers


Join and discover the good things efficiency brings

We are excited to bring building owners of Nova Scotia the Energy Benchmarking Program, a program improving building efficiency by allowing you to better track and understand energy consumption. ENERGY STAR® Portfolio Manager® has been selected as the tool for energy benchmarking, reporting, and disclosure for the program.

Getting Started

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Step 1.

Register your building by filling out the building registration and consent form. You can download the form here. Once completed, email the form to

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Step 2.

Follow the steps of the ENERGY STAR® Portfolio Manager® to complete the energy model of your building(s).

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Step 3.

Use this guide to complete your building model in ENERGY STAR® Portfolio Manager. Then share your data with us by accessing the Portfolio Manager Data Request link from your welcome email.

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With the financial
support from:
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