Energy Department Invests $6 Million to Research Building Efficiency

WASHINGTON — The Energy Department is funding up to $6 million for four commercial building projects that will help guide owners as they look to adopt energy efficient technologies.
The department estimates commercial buildings consumed about 20 percent of all energy used in the U.S. last year, at a cost of about $180 billion. These buildings are responsible for 18 percent of total U.S. carbon emissions, the department said in a statement.

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