DC Ranks #1 in ENERGY STAR Certified Buildings!

August 15th, 2017

TOP 25 CITIES

Rank Metro area 2016 Certified Buildings Floor Area (million sq. ft.) Emissions Prevented (MTCO2e) Cost Savings (million $)
1 Washington, DC 790 174 716,000 $167
2 Los Angeles 531 119 369,000 $187
3 New York 395 163 558,000 $192
4 San Francisco 372 89 317,000 $169
5 Atlanta 351 83 430,000 $72
6 Dallas 343 80 371,000 $55
7 Chicago 268 127 799,000 $98
8 Houston 236 97 521,000 $79
9 Boston 209 56 199,000 $88
10 Phoenix 204 36 213,000 $42
11 Philadelphia 175 41 181,000 $36
12 Denver 158 45 410,000 $48
13 Austin 147 21 108,000 $21
14 Riverside, Calif. 136 13 32,000 $20
15 Seattle 134 31 117,000 $29
16 Kansas City 125 14 70,000 $10
17 San Jose 113 15 60,000 $27
17 Minneapolis-St. Paul 113 39 325,000 $57
19 Sacramento 106 14 64,000 $27
20 Miami 98 22 139,000 $23
21 San Diego 91 17 53,000 $27
22 Virginia Beach 77 8.2 29,000 $5.3
23 Cincinnati 66 19 102,000 $13
24 Portland, Ore. 63 10 35,000 $8.8
25 Indianapolis 59 9.1 48,000 $6.1
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TOP MID-SIZE CITIES

Rank Metro area 2016 Certified Buildings Floor Area (million sq. ft.) Emissions Prevented (MTCO2e) Cost Savings (million $)
1 San Jose, Calif. 113 15 60,000 $27
2 Virginia Beach, Va. 77 8.2 29,000 $5.3
3 Indianapolis, Ind. 59 9.1 48,000 $6.1
4 Des Moines, Iowa 58 6.1 31,000 $3.0
5 Fort Collins, Colo. 53 4.0 22,000 $1.8
6 Palm Bay, Fla. 51 5.9 16,000 $3.1
7 Louisville, Ky. 50 5.8 28,000 $4.2
8 Jacksonville, Fla. 43 7.4 35,000 $5.8
9 Raleigh, N.C. 40 5.2 29,000 $5.3
10 Memphis, Tenn. 38 6.6 27,000 $4.1
10 Lexington, Ky. 38 3.1 12,000 $1.7
TOP SMALL CITIES

Rank Metro area 2016 Certified Buildings Floor Area Emissions Prevented (MTCO2e) Cost Savings (million $)
1 Sioux City, Iowa 24 2,420,000 13,000 1,372,000
2 Bowling Green, Ky. 22 1,890,000 7,700 1,424,000
3 Madisonville, Ky. 14 880,000 2,800 409,000
4 Jackson, Mich. 13 1,050,000 4,500 635,000
5 Frankfort, Ky. 11 660,000 2,600 357,000
6 Bardstown, Ky. 9 NA NA NA
7 London, Ky. 7 NA NA NA
7 Portsmouth, Ohio 7 NA NA NA
9 Elizabethtown, Ky. 6 NA NA NA
9 Ithaca, N.Y. 6 NA NA NA