Top 25 cities with the most ENERGY STAR certified buildings

2014 rankMetro area

# of buildings1

Total floor space2Cost savings3Emissions prevented42013 rank2012 rank2011 rank2010 rank2009 rank
1Los Angeles443102.7$132.245,10011111
2Washington, DC435109.1$119.069,80022224
3Atlanta31870.4$53.452,50053699
4New York303113.8$142.458,7004651012
5San Francisco28974.7$110.136,40065332
6Chicago233116.2$91.3105,90034456
7Dallas-Fort Worth22960.1$43.942,600881085
8Denver22143.5$40.250,20012111147
9Philadelphia21034.5$28.121,7001115142417
10Houston20482.6$66.461,60077763
11Charlotte17623.0$13.711,4001417182218
12Phoenix15624.234.529,800913172022
13Boston14138.5$50.019,6001010121311
14Seattle12725.5$23.613,0001716161410
15San Diego12317.2$39.67,50015192017 
16Minneapolis-St. Paul11642.1$51.452,700141413118
17Sacramento10915.0$21.17,900201281621
18Miami10122.2$20.718,2001818211923
19Cincinnati8417.2$11.313,600132525  
20San Jose8310.7$17.36,500162122  
21Columbus, Ohio7712.2$11.612,100     
22Riverside, Calif.758.5$7.22,500249  24
23Detroit7315.5$15.616,300192091514
24Portland, Ore.7111.5$9.15,8002323151218
25Louisville606.5$5.76,700   25 

1 Number of ENERGY STAR certified buildings in 2013

2 Total floor space in million square feet

3 Annual cost savings in millions ($)

4 Emissions prevented (equal to the annual electric use of __ homes)

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#1 Los Angeles  
#2 Washington, DC  
#3 Atlanta  
#4 New York  
#5 San Francisco  
#6 Chicago  
#7 Dallas-Fort Worth  
#8 Denver  
#9 Philadelphia  
#10 Houston