Efficiency-Resilience Nexus

The resources found on this page are intended to help organizations across different sectors take steps to build resilience and increase their ability to bounce back from natural disasters and other stressors. These resources can be used to minimize vulnerabilities to climate-related impacts through resilience planning, implementing new energy technologies, and decreasing energy demand in facilities.

Explore how distributed energy resources are impacted by natural disasters: DER Disaster Matrix
Learn how to withstand grid outages for less: Energy Efficiency and Distributed Generation for Resilience
Find resources about the role of energy efficiency in strengthening resilience: Energy-Resilience Nexus Resources
Learn how distributed energy resources can improve resilience: View Guide
Find sector-specific energy efficiency solutions to building resilience: Resilience Infographic

Resilience Resource Navigation

We've arranged these resources to help you find solutions that are most relevant to your goals. Choose the topic that best fits what your organization is trying to accomplish.




Partner Solutions on Resilience

Jonathan Rose Companies: Implementing Portfolio-Wide Resilience Assessments
Using tools and resources from peers and partners, Jonathan Rose Companies is conducting detailed property resilience assessments and incorporating recommended measures into its retrofit and capital improvements strategy. 

DWS: Site-Level Climate Risk and Resiliency Checklist Pilot
DWS created a centralized Climate Risk and Resiliency Checklist to identify strategies and improvements when an extreme weather event occurs.

The City of Rochester's Energy Roadmap for a Resilient, Vibrant, and Sustainable Community
The City of Rochester partnered with the New York Power Authority to develop and implement a replicable Energy Plan aimed at reducing municipal energy consumption by 20%, advancing renewable energy generation, and decreasing GHG.

Principal Real Estate Investors: Climate Risk Assessment
Principal Real Estate Investors engaged in a pilot climate risk assessment for one of its private equity funds.