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Architecture in US meeting 2030 challenge.

Architecture 2030 announced this week encouraging progress within the Building Sector toward reaching the carbon-reduction goals outlined in the organization’s 2030 Challenge.According to newly released data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), the agency’s Annual Energy Outlook (AEO) projections to the year 2030 show estimates of residential and commercial building energy use have been dropping since 2005–and are projected to reach a 70% reduction in 2030 due to improved design and performance measures, even with a 51.9% projected increase in U.S. building floor area within the same period. The 2030 Challenge sets a target goal of achieving carbon-neutral performance by the year 2030, so while the latest AEO offers positive data, it is not as Architecture 2030 noted a “mission accomplished” moment. “I’m happy to share some good news on the energy and cli...

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