"A 2015 study by Resources for the Future found that office buildings in Austin, New York, San Francisco, and Seattle that were covered by benchmarking laws spent about 3 percent less on utility bills than control buildings."
New Report Highlights the Benefits of Benchmarking
Media Highlight from Institute for Market Transformation — Jan. 13, 2016
Working Paper — Apr 9, 2015
Does Information Provision Shrink the Energy Efficiency Gap? A Cross-City Comparison of Commercial Building Benchmarking and Disclosure Laws
Energy benchmarking and disclosure laws in Austin, New York, San Francisco, and Seattle have reduced utility expenditures by about three percent.