EPA Announces Cities with the Most ENERGY STAR Buildings in the US
Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., Chicago, New York, Atlanta rank in top five
Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its annual list of U.S. metropolitan areas with the most Energy Star certified buildings in 2012. The list is headed by Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., Chicago, New York, Atlanta, San Francisco, Houston, Dallas, Phoenix, and Boston. In 2012, more than 20,000 Energy Star certified buildings across America helped save more than $2.7 billion in annual utility bills while preventing greenhouse gas emissions equal to emissions from the annual electricity use of more than two million homes.