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Miami Energy Benchmarking

In the heart of Miami, embracing energy efficiency and environmental stewardship has never been more crucial. Our Miami Energy Benchmarking service is designed to streamline compliance with the city’s Building Efficiency 305 (BE305) requirements, ensuring your property not only meets but exceeds local standards for energy and water usage reporting.

Why work with Honeydew Energy Advisors for Miami Energy Benchmarking?

  • Compliance Made Simple: Navigate the complexities of BE305 with ease. We guide you through every step, from identifying your building’s requirements to submitting your benchmarking report through ENERGY STAR® Portfolio Manager®.
  • Expert Insights: Gain access to tailored advice and strategies for improving your building’s energy performance, leveraging the latest in energy benchmarking technology and best practices.
  • Sustainable Impact: Join Miami’s mission toward a greener future. Benchmarking your property’s energy and water usage is a pivotal step in reducing your environmental footprint and enhancing operational efficiency.

Our Miami Energy Benchmarking Process


  1. Assessment: We start with a comprehensive evaluation of your property to determine specific BE305 compliance needs.
  2. Data Collection & Analysis: Utilizing ENERGY STAR® Portfolio Manager®, we gather and analyze your building’s energy and water usage data.
  3. Report Submission: We ensure your benchmarking report is accurately prepared and submitted, meeting all Miami compliance deadlines.
  4. Continuous Support: From securing your Miami Building ID to optimizing your property’s efficiency post-reporting, our team is here for you every step of the way.



Benchmarking Reporting Requirements

  • June 30th annual deadline

  • For 2024, properties 50,000+ sq. ft. are required to comply

  • Initial reporting date by property type:

    • Covered Properties ≥ 200,000 sq. ft. — June 30, 2023

    • Covered Properties ≥ 100,000 sq. ft. — October 1, 2023

    • Covered Properties ≥ 50,000 sq. ft. — October 1, 2024

    • Covered Properties ≥ 20,000 sq. ft. — October 1, 2025

  • Additional Requirements: Retro-Commissioning Study every 5 years, starting as early as 2028

Work with Us!

If you are a property manager, owner, or association board member who could use a hand with benchmarking requirements, Honeydew Advisors is here to help by offering assistance with clear, competitive fees. Our experienced team has a great working relationship with City of Miami’s building department staff and can manage all necessary reporting and communication with the Building Department, and guide you through each stage of the process.


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