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2030 Carbon Targets May Be Within Reach

2030 Carbon Targets May Be Within Reach

What's Happening from Environmental Building News 2030 Carbon Targets May Be Within Reach U.S. Residential and Commercial Energy Consumption The Annual Energy Outlook from the U.S. Energy Information Administration shows progressively lower energy consumption predictions. 2011 projections are the most recent. Architecture 2030 says new energy projections from the federal government show the building sector is on its way to achieving long-term goals in energy and carbon reductions. The organization’s 2030 Challenge asks architectural firms to meet progressively rising standards in building energy use and emissions, with the ultimate goal of carbon neutrality by 2030. The American Institute of Architects (AIA) issued a report last year showing projects in 2010 achieving energy use reductions of only 35%, discouragingly far from the year’s target of 60%. (The report also suff...

Full article: http://www.buildinggreen.com/auth/article.cfm/2012/2/28/2...

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