BIT Building Case Studies

Lessons learned from the first certified projects

BIT is a building performance improvement program for existing buildings encouraging the adoption high-performance best practices.

Launched in 2018, with the first certified project being award in December 2019, BIT contains 16 industry best practices that are cost-effective, practical and effective. It is structured to enable building operators to participate on their own schedules and within their own budgets, and offers third-party recognition for improvements.

Learn how diverse portfolios within the US and internationally are using BIT to drive facility-level continuous improvement as we explore lessons learned from the first certified projects.


  • Describe the 16 O&M best practices covered by the BIT Building framework
  • Explain the relationship between BIT and other sustainability tools, such as Energy Star and GRESB
  • Consider the role of building-level certifications in achieving corporate and portfolio sustainability goals
  • Prioritize implementation of green O&M strategies that are aligned with budgeting and contracting cycles

Jenny Carney, LEED Fellow, Vice President, Sustainability, Energy & Climate Change, WSP USA
Jenny is a Vice President at WSP and Sustainability, Energy and Climate Change practice leader. She’s been working in the realm of sustainability in the built environment since 2004, pivoting from her early work as a field ecologist. Jenny oversees WSP project work related to enhancing the performance of real estate portfolios, including performance-based benchmarking, sustainability programming and reporting, building occupant and operator engagement. She is a co-founder of the BIT Building framework.

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