City of Houston joins national 'Better Buildings Challenge'

As the newest Challenge community partner, the City of Houston is committing to improve energy efficiency across 30 million square feet of public and private buildings throughout the city.

January 27, 2012 3:33:55 AM PST
The City of Houston is going green as part of a nationwide challenge.

The city is part of the Department of Energy's Better Buildings Challenge. The city and corporate partners have pledged to make energy efficient upgrades to 30 million square feet of property.

The challenge aims to improve energy efficiency 20 percent by 2020 in government, commercial and school buildings.