US Proposes Energy Efficiency Standards for Federal Buildings

Newton cradle showing energy and gravity

U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm says the proposed rule would set "a gold standard" for U.S. construction.

January 4, 2023
James Leggate - Engineering News-Record

The U.S. government is looking to its own buildings as a source for cutting carbon emissions with a new energy and climate performance standard. Additionally, federal officials announced a proposed rule that would eliminate energy-related emissions from new and renovated federal buildings.

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