2030 Commitment resources
When you join the 2030 Commitment, you get access to resources, courses and easy-to-use tools to help improve your energy performance and your practice.
Design Data Exchange (DDx) help pages
Find all the details on how and what to report for the 2030 Commitment. Go now >
Peer-to-peer mentorship program
If you are either interested in being a mentor or getting paired with a mentor we can match you. Fill out this form >
Integrated Energy Modeling Guide
Learn more about process, tools and how the results relate to potential design decisions. Read more >
Deep Energy Retrofit Guide
Learn more about this promising market sector and how you can participate. Read more >
Deep Energy Retrofit RFP Guidance
See best practices for RFPs that request deep retrofits. Read more >
AIA+2030 Online Series Courses
This series will inspire architects to meet the 2030 Challenge through design strategies, efficient technologies and systems, and applying renewable energy resources. Take the courses >
The 2030 Palette: Applications, Methods, Guidelines and Resources for the New Built Environment
Get an introduction to the free, online tool that helps in sustainable planning and building. Take the course >
Architecture 2030: Reducing the Built Environment’s Impact on Climate Change
Find out how the 2030 Challenge fits into both worldwide and project design goals. Take the course >
The Good, the Bad and the EUI (Energy Use Intensity)
Understand and use the EUI and see how it fits into the 2030 Commitment tools. Take the course >
Deep Energy Retrofits and the Architect's Role in This Emerging Opportunity
Find what you need to add deep energy retrofits to your practice and portfolio. Take the course >
Energy Modeling for All: 2030 Commitment for Small Firms
See how the 2030 Commitment benefits small firms. Take the course >
Designing to an Energy Budget: Focus on Small Firms and Projects
Concentrate on case studies, methodologies and software for energy modeling for small firms and projects. Take the course >
High Performance Design Optimization and Decision Making
Focus on case studies about high performance design, particularly in tall buildings. Take the course >
Tools from collaborating organizations
- Architecture 2030: See where it all started—plus links to the free online 2030 Palette tools for architects and designers.
- 2030 Palette: Access free, user-friendly best practices behind low-carbon and resilient built environments.
- U.S. Residential Regional Averages: Track single- and multi-family dwelling EUI targets, by region and by progress.
- ASHRAE Advanced Energy Design Guides: Find free and for purchase guides, tools, and resources on energy measurement and reduction from the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers.
- US Department of Energy Weather Data for Simulation: Get the weather data needed for effective energy modeling.
- US Environmental Protection Agency Portfolio Manager: Measure and track actual energy and water consumption and greenhouse gas emissions.