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NYC Landlords Hope To Cut Energy Use By 20% By 2030

By Marissa Higgins

No matter where you live, it's likely you're concerned about your energy use. Even if you already live a pretty eco-friendly life, energy use is hard to avoid, and it can feel overwhelming to try and reduce it. Sometimes it even goes beyond just your own dwelling, and speaks to large buildings or complexes. 

As of now, commercial buildings in the United States contribute to about 40 percent of our nation's overall energy use. For example, consider the lights that stay on in these buildings overnight, or lights that stay on to illuminate the outside of a building.