Many buildings will be able to retrieve electric and water utility data electronically. This can simplify the process of benchmarking by avoiding the need to collect bills and enter data manually.
Utility data can be retrieved electronically for Georgia Power, City of Atlanta Department of Watershed Management and many natural gas providers. Electronic data retrieval is recommended to set up a Portfolio Manager account for the first time or to maintain accounts for multiple properties. Click here for instructions on setting up a Portfolio Manager Account.