New EPA Initiatives Will Help State and Local Governments Cut Climate Pollution from Commercial Buildings

Agency to expand its industry-standard building efficiency and carbon reduction tools and strategies to advance effective building performance policies

January 21, 2022

WASHINGTON (Jan. 21, 2022) —Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing new initiatives related to commercial buildings that support President Biden’s ambitious climate agenda. Commercial and multifamily buildings, which contribute 19 percent of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, are a critical part of the solution.

EPA Press Release