U.S. Surveys Show More Buildings, But Less Energy Consumption

U.S. Surveys Show More Buildings, But Less Energy Consumption

For over three decades, the U.S. Energy Information Administration has conducted surveys of commercial building size to better gauge energy use, with the results being almost always the samemore buildings, more square footage and, very likely, more electricity consumption.

The EIA recently released preliminary results from its 2012 Commercial Buildings Survey, which measures the size of the current U.S. building stock. The study will then be co

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