EPA: Chicago Fifth In Energy Efficiency
By Marcus Gilmer in News on Mar 24, 2010 2:40PM
Yesterday, the Environmental Protection Agency released its list of U.S. metropolitan areas with the largest number of energy efficient buildings that earned EPA’s Energy Star in 2009. And Chicago has moved into the top five at fifth place overall (Chicago was sixth on the 2008 list). According to the EPA, Chicago had 134 Energy Star labeled buildings in 2009 (totaling 59.9 million square feet) for a reported savings of $50.2 million. The top 10 are:
- Los Angeles
- Washington, D.C.
- San Francisco
- Dallas-Fort Worth
- New York