EPA Releases List of Cities with the Most ENERGY STAR Certified Buildings
EPA released the annual list of U.S. metropolitan areas with the most ENERGY STAR certified buildings for 2011. The list of 25 cities is headed by Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Chicago, San Francisco, New York, Houston, Dallas, Riverside, Calif. and Boston. By the end of 2011, the nearly 16,500 ENERGY STAR certified buildings across America have helped save nearly $2.3 billion in annual utility bills and prevent greenhouse gas emissions equal to emissions from the annual energy use of more than 1.5 million homes.
More about earning the ENERGY STAR for commercial buildings: http://energystar.gov/labeledbuildings