Better Buildings Challenge
Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Better Buildings Challenge articles below.
In a virtual tour, the Department of Energy recognized Iron Mountain Data Centers for its commitment to energy efficiency through the Better Buildings Challenge.
Through the Better Buildings Challenge, the U.S. Department of Energy has recognized Maryland for reducing its energy intensity by 20% over its 9 million-square-foot buildings portfolio.
The DOE recognized the Better Buildings partner for reducing energy usage at its Maryland campus by 24% since 2011.
MetLife Investment Management's 910,000-square-foot building in Washington, DC is a Better Buildings showcase project and saves 31% annually on energy costs.
Organizations that reached energy, water, or financial goals for 2019 through the Challenge were recognized, while a Better Buildings, Better Plants Waste Reduction Pilot program was introduced.
The first full-service restaurant to join the Department of Energy initiative has realized a 28% reduction in energy use and a 43% reduction in water use to date.
Energy-efficiency upgrades made throughout the corporation’s properties—including The Venetian, The Palazzo, and Sands Expo and Convention Center—were recognized by the DOE’s Better Buildings Challenge.
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