Los Angeles Existing Building Energy and Water Efficiency Program (LA EBEWE)

The Los Angeles Existing Buildings Energy and Water Efficiency Program (LA EBEWE) is a City of Los Angeles program that requires building owners whose properties are located within the City of Los Angeles to conduct energy and water benchmarking, efficiency audits, and retro-commissioning (RCx) of their properties. The LA EBEWE program went into effect in 2017. Due dates to meet LA EBEWE program requirements are being rolled out over several years. The following outlines requirements for complying with Los Angeles’ EBEWE program and how Partner Energy can assist LA building owners with compliance.

Partner Energy’s Dana Weiss, LEED AP, GRI, MBA discusses the EBEWE requirement in detail in her webinar: Los Angeles Existing Buildings Energy and Water Efficiency Ordinance (EBEWE)


Benchmarking is required annually, while audits and retro-commissioning (RCx) are required every 5 years. Partner Energy assists with LA EBEWE compliance by  providing:

For more details on the LA EBEWE program and pathways to compliance, visit our compliance page.