2017 Sustainable LA Grand Challenge Environmental Report Card: Energy and Air Quality

Stationary Energy Use: C / Incomplete


Stationary Energy Use - Grade: C/Incomplete

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California’s ambitious energy-use standards and energy-efficiency policies are among the toughest in the nation. But with 40% of the County’s greenhouse gas emissions coming from buildings, targeting only new buildings isn’t enough to reach the region’s greenhouse gas reduction goals. Despite significant growth in the number of LEED-certified buildings, Property-Assessed Clean Energy projects, cool roofs, and Zero Net Energy buildings in the County, the region is barely scratching the surface on reducing stationary energy use.