State and Local Policy Database

San Juan

City Scorecard Rank

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San Juan, PR

Scored out of 100Updated 8/2019
Local Government Score:
Procurement and Construction List All

Fleet policies and composition 

We could not find information on San Juan’s fleet procurement policies or fuel efficiency requirements. We were unable to find data regarding fleet composition.

Public lighting

We did not find information regarding the adoption of a policy requiring efficient outdoor lighting, such as the International Dark-Sky Association’s Model Lighting Ordinance. We could not confirm if San Juan has an outdoor lighting upgrade program.

Onsite renewable systems

We were unable to find information regarding onsite renewable energy systems in San Juan.

Inclusive procurement

We could not verify if the city has inclusive procurement and contracting processes.

Last updated: March 2020

Community-Wide Initiatives
Buildings Policies
Buildings Summary List All

San Juan enforces the state-mandated energy codes. We could not find information on city mandated benchmarking policies, incentives, or above-code energy action requirements.

Last updated: March 2020

Building Energy Code AdoptionList All

Overview

Puerto Rico allows its local jurisdictions to adopt building energy codes other than the state standards. Puerto Rico adopted the 2018  International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) with amendments

Commercial

San Juan enforces the state energy code. New Buildings Insititute is unable to produce a zEPI score for San Juan because there are no available analyses comparing the city’s code to model energy codes.

Residential

San Juan enforces the state energy code. New Buildings Insititute is unable to produce a zEPI score for San Juan because there are no available analyses comparing the city’s code to model energy codes.

Solar- and EV-ready

We were unable to find information about whether the city has passed an ordinance mandating new construction be solar- and/or EV-ready.

Last updated: March 2020

Building Energy Code Enforcement and ComplianceList All

The city requires plan reviews and site inspections to verify code compliance. We could not find information on the number of full-time employees the city staffs to enforce the energy code. We could not find information regarding upfront support for code compliance.

Last updated: March 2020

Benchmarking, Rating, & Transparency List All

Commercial and multifamily

We could not find information on whether the city has adopted a mandatory benchmarking and disclosure policy for commercial and multifamily buildings.

Single-family     

We could not find information on whether the city has adopted a mandatory benchmarking and disclosure policy for single-family home.

Last updated: March 2020

Incentives and Financing for Efficient Buildings and Renewable EnergyList All

We could not find information on the number of incentives the city offers for energy efficiency, solar energy, and/or low-income energy improvement projects.

Last updated: March 2020

Required Energy ActionsList All

We could not find information on whether the city requires building owners to conduct additional above-code energy actions.

Last updated: March 2020

Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Workforce DevelopmentList All

We could not verify if the city has programs committed to developing a dedicated energy efficiency and/or renewable energy workforce.

Last updated: March 2020

Energy & Water Utilities
Transportation