12 Mar '13, 8pm

ICYMI: DC ranked second in the nation w/most number of #EnergyStar buildings: #sustainableDC

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a list of U.S. metropolitan areas with the most ENERGY STAR buildings in 2012, highlighting how owners and managers of commercial buildings across the country are taking action on climate change while delivering real financial savings to the bottom line. “Through their partnership with EPA, the owners and managers of ENERGY STAR buildings are helping reduce greenhouse gas emissions while saving on utility bills,” said EPA Acting Administrator Bob Perciasepe. “With ENERGY STAR, cities across America are helping achieve [the] goal to cut in half the energy wasted by our businesses over the next 20 years.” In 2012, more than 20,000 ENERGY STAR buildings across the U.S. helped save more than $2.7 billion in annual utility bills while preventing greenhouse gas emissions equal to emissions from the annual electricity use of...

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