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Atlanta Ranked #16 in America's Energy Efficiency Scorecard

September 17,2013

How Is Your City Saving Energy?

A new report from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy ranks America's 34 largest cities on what they are doing to save energy and costs in five key areas. Click on the below to see how cities scored.

http://aceee.org/city-infographic/cities/17

BEST PRACTICES
  • Community-wide building energy savings goal established as part of Better Buildings Challenge Community Partnership.
  • High levels of transit service and funding. 
AREAS FOR IMPROVEMENT
  • Partner with utilities to increase investment in electric and natural gas efficiency programs.
  • Develop energy-saving requirements and incentives for private buildings, including energy rating and reporting.
  • Improve building energy code compliance.