Jan 24, 2022 - Energy & Environment

White House unveils efficient-buildings effort

U.S. greenhouse gas emissions by major sector
Reproduced from Rhodium Group; Chart: Axios Visuals

The White House has created a partnership with state and city governments aimed at boosting the energy efficiency of buildings.

Why it matters: The commercial and residential buildings sector is a major source of greenhouse gas emissions.

What's next: The administration said the Building Performance Standards Coalition will seek to help bolster local policies.

  • A White House summary Friday notes the bipartisan infrastructure law provides $1.8 billion for retrofits and to aid state and local policy implementation.
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