Infographic: Better Buildings Challenge.

Small commercial buildings provide a great opportunity for energy reduction in the US.  There are many easy, very cost effective ways to improve building efficiency.  Simple lighiting improvements and mechanical control retrofits are a must for any small building owner.  These efforts offer short payback periods and significant improvements to buildings.  Here's an initiative that I am following and think will show nice results for reducing America's carbon footprint.

The Better Buildings Challenge, part of the President's Better Buildings Initiative, encourages organizations to reduce the energy consumption of their buildings by 20% over a 10-year period. Here's a status update:

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