Arlington County, VA: Energy performance

Cumulative (vs. Baseline)22%
Annual (2020)5%

Better Buildings Challenge Partners strive to decrease portfolio-wide source energy use intensity (EUI) and to increase the percent improvement compared to a set baseline. Arlington County's portfolio consists of more than 75 buildings and 1.9 million square feet. *Arlington County has improved energy performance by 14% from a 2009 baseline. Energy consumption during 2020 was significantly lower than a typical year since COVID-19 disruptions resulted in temporary building closures and reduced occupancy for much of the year. Arlington County implemented a whole-building advanced metering solution at the Justice Center, the solution complements the County's facilities BAS by delivering energy savings with data-driven solutions ranging from monitoring, measuring, and verification to predictive energy optimization and recommendations.