Better Climate Challenge Allies

Allies work in partnership with DOE to identify, recruit, and support organizations interested in reducing GHG emissions across their U.S. building and plant portfolios. Non-profits, NGOs, and trade organizations are welcome to join as Better Climate Challenge Allies. Interested organizations can download and complete the Ally Partnership Agreement and send it to your existing Better Buildings contact, or you may send it to BetterBuildings@ee.doe.gov.

Meet the Allies

  • American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA)
  • American Society for Health Care Engineering (ASHE)
  • American Society of Heating, Refrigerating & Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)
  • APPA – Leadership in Educational Facilities
  • Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE)
  • Association of Energy Engineers (AEE)
  • Building Owners & Managers Association International (BOMA)
  • Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB)
  • ConnexFM
  • Elevate Energy
  • Green Building Initiative (GBI)
  • ICAST
  • ICLEI: Local Governments for Sustainability
  • International Facility Management Association (IFMA)
  • International Institute for Sustainable Laboratories (I2SL)
  • My Green Lab
  • National Insulation Association
  • North American Sustainable Refrigeration Council (NASRC)
  • The Real Estate Roundtable
  • Rewiring America
  • Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI)
  • Second Nature
  • Stewards of Affordable Housing for the Future (SAHF)
  • Urban Land Institute (ULI)
  • U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)

Ally agrees to:
  • Engage with your members, stakeholders, and others by encouraging them to join the Better Climate Challenge through an executive-level announcement.
  • Participate in at least one activity annually to drive decarbonization and support the Better Climate Challenge.
  • Update DOE annually on your carbon reduction initiatives.
DOE agrees to:
  • Support your organization's efforts to help its members or constituents reduce carbon emissions.
  • Recognize your organization on the DOE’s Better Buildings Solution Center and in other program materials.
  • Connect your organization with technical experts at the DOE, as well as with other Better Climate Challenge Allies.

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