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For investors, lenders, owners, developers, facility managers, and compliance professionals, EBI’s Energy and Sustainability services assess the condition of your property portfolio, develop a plan for the lifecycle of your assets, then guide the implementation and verification of your energy efficiency programs.

Assess Advise Improve Verify

What we do

Deliver high quality, responsive services nationwide

Our uniquely broad blend of consultants, field engineers and sustainability professionals is critical to reducing costs and accelerating your path to green building compliance and maximizing your building portfolio’s asset and yield values.

  • NReduce costs and environmental impact
  • NAccelerate your path to green building compliance
  • NMinimize risk of owning stranded (brown) assets
  • NMaximize your building portfolio’s asset and yield values

How we do it

An Integrated suite of services

We are unique in our ability to deliver high quality, responsive energy and sustainability services across the entire asset lifecycle, from rapid assessments, to advisory, to implementation and verification services, nationwide.

1. assess

Rapidly understand the condition, opportunities, feasibility, and energy risks associated with your infrastructure, building or property portfolio.

2. Advise

Navigate the complexities of your commercial real estate environment by tapping into advice and guidance from our highly experienced nationwide team of experts.

3. Improve

Maximize your building portfolio’s asset value and yields by improving the overall energy, efficiency and environmental performance as we help you accelerate your path to green building compliance and minimizing the risk of owning stranded (brown) assets.

4. Verify

Ensure your infrastructure and buildings comply with specific building energy standards, regulations, permitting and investment requirements.

Browse through our services

✓ Energy & Sustainability Assessment Services

Mechanical Electrical Plumbing (MEP) Assessments

Energy Benchmarking

Green Certification Gap Analysis

Energy/Carbon Compliance Assessments

ESG Site Checklist

Solar Assessments

✓ Energy & Sustainability Advisory Services

Energy Audit & Road Map Development

Decarbonization Audit & Road Map Development

ESG Strategic Advisory Services

Green Certification Feasibility Studies

Energy Simulation & Modeling

Tax Credit Analysis

Utility Rebate Analysis

Water Audit & Road Map Development

✓ Energy & Sustainability Improvement Services

Green Certification Facilitation

Existing Systems Retro-Commissioning

Sustainability Design Review & Optimization

Air & Water-Flow Testing & Balancing Optimization

Data Collection Management

Sustainable Design Charrettes

✓ Energy & Sustainability Verification Services

Energy Star Scoring/Certification

New Design MEP Commissioning

Energy & Carbon Compliance Reporting

Post-Occupancy & Warranty Review

Blower Door Envelope Leakage Testing

ESG Performance Reporting

Compliance Filing & Exemption Management

Measurement & Verification of Energy Systems


Our experts leverage our proprietary assessment methodologies, benchmarking, regulation and analytics tools across EBI’s six core capability domains to drive value for clients across the U.S.

Due diligence  •  Environmental, health and safety solutions  •  ESG, energy and sustainability solutions  •  Building and site investigation, hazardous waste remediation  •  Project management and engineering  •  Construction loan monitoring and engineering


Transform your business with sustainable practices

Green Certification Excellence Begins Here

Why choose Green Certifications?

In an era where sustainability is paramount, Green Certifications are your key to standing out in the market. They not only demonstrate your commitment to the environment but also attract environmentally conscious consumers and investors.

LEED Certification

Showcase your unwavering commitment to sustainable construction and operation, setting a new standard for environmental responsibility in your industry.

Energy Star Certification

Optimize energy performance and reduce environmental impact with Energy Star Certification. Lower utility costs and boost your green reputation.

BREEAM Certification

Ensure your building’s sustainability across international standards.

Fitwel Certification

Craft environments that enhance health and productivity, aligning your business with the latest standards in wellness and sustainability.

IREM Certified Sustainable Property Certification

This certification demonstrates meaningful real estate sustainability attributes.

our impact in figures

Summary of savings from 2023 energy audits


Energy Savings (kWh/yr)


Gas Savings (therms/yr) 


Water Savings (kgal/yr)


GHG Savings (kgCO2e)

Practice Leader


Mike Eardley

Director of Energy and Sustainability

Mike joined EBI in 2018 as the Director of Energy and Sustainability and has more than 20 years’ experience in energy consulting, commissioning, and mechanical engineering. His professional industry experience spans higher education, healthcare, laboratory, K-12, and government facilities. He is a professional engineer in Massachusetts and Maine, LEED accredited in building design and construction, and a certified commissioning professional.

Mike has a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from the University of California at Berkeley and a Master of Science in mechanical engineering from the University of Colorado. He is affiliated with the Building Commissioning Association, the Building Commissioning Certification Board, U.S. Green Building Council, American Society of Heating, and the Association of Energy Engineers. He works out of EBI’s Burlington, MA headquarters.


What our clients say

EBI provided excellent technical expertise and leadership in delivering Energy Star benchmarking for 8 properties applying under the Green and Resilient Retrofit Program.  We needed a partner that was familiar with this program and was responsive to our hard deadlines, and EBI delivered. EBI’s efforts and communication throughout the course of the project were greatly appreciated.

Director of Project Management & Operations
Multifamily Lender & Consultant

EBI is our default choice for commissioning services. They do a thorough job of checking the systems and their fees are always competitive. We have worked with them on numerous Ambulatory Surgery Center projects and have always found them to be thoroughly professional and easy to work with.

National Architecture Firm

The support from EBI has been superb and I look forward to working with them as we look towards the future.

Top Renewable Energy Company

Case studies


Columbia University’s Latest LEED Gold Triumph

National Institutes of Health Campus revamp

Biomedical and pharmaceutical university research facility

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