Chicago Joins the Better Buildings Challenge

Chicago Joins the Better Buildings Challenge

Chicago, IL – June 14, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) — The Energy Department and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced on June 5 that Chicago, Illinois, is joining the Better Buildings Challenge, part of an initiative launched last year by President Obama to catalyze investment in commercial and industrial building energy upgrades and support new jobs across the country. As a partner in this national initiative, Chicago is committing to reduce energy use by 20% across nearly 24 million square feet of public and private building space within the next five years.

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