Atlanta Becomes First City in Southeast to Pass a Benchmarking and Audit Policy for Large Commercial Buildings

Atlanta has joined 11 U.S. cities with building benchmarking rules, a strategy to reduce the $400 billion that buildings spend on energy annually.  Here are details from Kimi Narita of the City Energy Project. Earth Day came early in Atlanta. The city council has unanimously passed a comprehensive energy and water efficiency policy that will … [Read more...]

Can these 10 Cities Make a Dent in the Energy Efficiency Universe?

Call it a federation for our times. Ten big US cities have joined forces to figure out this energy efficiency thing and show the world how it’s done. Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Denver, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Orlando, Philadelphia and Salt Lake City announced their mission Wednesday: to achieve $1 billion annually in energy savings from … [Read more...]