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When It Comes To Buildings, Who Is America's Biggest Loser?

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 02:05 AM
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The EPA writes about its Working off the Waste with EnergyStar Competition : From March Madness and Monday Night Football to American Idol and Survivor - we love a good game. This facet of American culture added the final dimension to EPA's strategy--a head to head competition. Put a diverse group of buildings on a diet, add a dash of spirited rivalry and a little national media attention, and you've got an idea that could help raise awareness and spur greater energy efficiency in the buildings where Americans work, play, and learn. The results are in, and the biggest loser is Morrison Hall , a student residence in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. It slimmed down its energy use by a convincing 35.7%.... Read the full story on TreeHugger






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