Better Buildings Challenge Partner Energy Savings Exceed $1.3 Billion

By Better Buildings Beat Team on May 11, 2016

It was a banner year for the Better Buildings Challenge, with bigger results, more partners and deeper impacts on our nation’s energy and water use and economy.

  • 160 trillion Btus of energy saved
  • $1.3 billion saved
  • 10 million tons of avoided carbon emissions
  • 2.3 billion gallons of water saved

We’ve put together all of the results that were announced this morning in this handy infographic. Together we represent 34,000 buildings and facilities, 4.2 billion square feet, and $5.5 billion dollars in energy efficiency investment. 

Want to see trends of partner activity and results? We have an interactive map for that.

For an in-depth read of Better Buildings results for this year, check out our 2016 Better Buildings Progress Update. And, here’s the Department of Energy press release that goes over all the exciting news announced during Summit today.

We hope you enjoyed the great keynotes we heard this morning; don’t forget to share your photos and updates on social media, with hashtag #BBSummit2016.