The city of Atlanta was listed as 1 of 25 cities with the greatest number of Energy Star Buildings in the United States. Energy Star is a program launched by the EPA to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through energy efficiency. Commercial buildings that earn the Energy Star rating use an average of 35% less energy and are responsible for 35% fewer greenhouse gas emissions than similar buildings. Fifteen types of commercial buildings can earn the Energy Star, including office buildings, K-12 schools and retail stores.
|2012 Rank||Metro Area||Energy Star Certified Buildings in 2012||2011 Rank|
|8||Dallas –Ft. Worth||214||8|
The complete list can be seen at http://energystar.gov/topcities