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Energy Efficiency Grades Are In – How did Los Angeles Do?

Jorge Madrid is the Campaign Manager for Climate Change and Clean for the Environmental Defense Fund. He also serves on the board of directors for the Los Angeles Sustainability Collaborative. Below is an article he co-wrote for EDF’s blog.

School’s out for summer! It’s time to check those report cards and figure out if we made the energy efficiency grade or if we’re stuck trying to catch up.

For Los Angeles, the marks are pretty consistent: “Not great yet, but getting there…”

According to the American Council for an Energy Efficiency Economy (ACEEE), who just released their 2015 City Energy Efficiency Score Card, Los Angeles is the most improved city in the country – rising the fastest of all cities and finally breaking the top 15 rankings (up to #12 from #28 last year). ACEEE cites “a strong new suite of climate goals and high marks in energy and water utilities” as key factors in the city’s improved score.

 

Read Entire Article here.

(Photo from EDF blog.)

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