Large building owners are required to report their energy, water and greenhouse gas emissions to the Ministry of Energy, Northern Development and Mines on an annual basis under the Energy and Water Reporting and Benchmarking (EWRB) regulation.

This regulation applies to privately-owned buildings that are 50,000 square feet or larger, including commercial buildings, multi-unit residential buildings (with more than 10 units), and some industrial buildings. If you own a building that is 100,000 square feet or larger, you may need to report your building's 2018 consumption to the Ministry of Energy by July 1, 2019.

 To learn more about the regulation, including how to report your data, and the deadline to report, please consult Ontario Regulation 20/17 and visit Ontario.ca/energyreporting.

How to Request Energy & Water Data 

Energy+ is required to make aggregated electricity consumption information available to building owners upon request, so that they can report their data to the Ministry of Energy annually by July 1.  Energy+ bills water/wastewater usage for the County of Brant. Water consumption information will also be provded for buildings in the County of Brant.  Note: Cambridge water consumption data must be obtained from the City of Cambridge.

If you are a building owner that has to comply with the regulation, please complete the Energy & Water Data Request Form.

Before you complete and submit the form, please note that you will need:

  1. The Energy+ account number(s) for all accounts that are part of the building (as many as you can gather).
  2. The permission of the building owner to request the energy and water consumption data for the building.
  3. If you are requesting data for more than one property, a separate request form will be required for each property.

 If you have any questions before filling out and submitting the Energy & Water Data Request form to Energy+, please Contact Us.

Note:  Due to the time required, requests received after June 15 may not be processed by the July 1 deadline.