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Better Buildings Challenge Achieving Greater Commercial Building Energy Efficiency [Infographic]

May 27th, 2013 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

Most of us associate "green building" with "energy-efficient homes"; when we think of buying energy, we immediately think of our own utility bills. But, as you might expect, commercial buildings and industrial facilities are huge users of energy, so President Obama and the Department of Energy launched the Better Buildings Challenge in 2011 to get more efficiency out of the $400 billion spent each year to power these installations

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