Green Building Challenge

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Cleveland 2030 District is running another friendly Green Building Challenge this year in partnership with USGBC Ohio Northeast Region.  The Challenge has four categories:

  • Most improved EUI (energy use intensity) from baseline through 2018
  • Most improved EUI from 2017 to 2018
  • Most improved WUI (water use intensity) from baseline through 2018
  • Most improved WUI from 2017 to 2018


EUI (kBtu/square foot/year) is the energy use intensity score prescribed by Portfolio Manager using the 2003 Commercial Building Energy Consumption Survey.  The water use intensity score baseline is set by using the building's own 2010 water use provided by the Cleveland Department of Water.

If you're not using Portfolio Manager, we'll set you up.  We do all the calculations, you just need to keep implementing behavioral changes and projects to reduce energy and water consumption. 

You can see an article on our website news feed about the 2017 Challenge and our winners. There was also an article published in the June edition of Properties Magazine.


Winners will be announced and presented with certificates in early 2018.


If you're interested in participating, contact Cindy Cicigoi, Executive Director, Cleveland 2030 District at 


Green Building Challenge 2016

Green Building Challenge 2015

Green Building Challenge 2014