12 Apr '12, 10am

Top 25 US Cities for Energy Star Buildings

Top 25 US Cities for Energy Star Buildings

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its annual list of U.S. metropolitan areas with the most Energy Star certified buildings for the year of 2011, with Los Angeles, Washington, DC, and Atlanta taking the top 3 spots. According to the EPA, by the end of 2011, there were nearly 16,500 Energy Star certified buildings across the United States, which had helped to save nearly $2.3 billion in annual utility bills and prevented greenhouse gas emissions equal to emissions from the annual energy use of more than 1.5 million homes. “More and more organizations are discovering the value of Energy Star as they work to cut costs and reduce their energy use,” said EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson. “This year marked the twentieth anniversary of the Energy Star program, and today Energy Star certified buildings in cities across America are helping to strengthen local ...

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