Jun 18, 2021 - Energy & Environment

EPA releases list of top cities with Energy Star-certified buildings

Top U.S. cities for Energy Star-certified buildings
Data: Energy Star; Note: MTCO2e indicates metric tons of CO2-equivalent; Table: Connor Rothschild/Axios

EPA is out with its latest tally of buildings certified through the Energy Star efficiency program it runs with the Energy Department.

Why it matters: Commercial and multifamily buildings are a big source of energy demand and carbon emissions. The chart above shows the ranking of large cities, and this page has more about those, and smaller cities, too.

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