The Philadelphia Gas Works is launching an effort to get homeowners to do home energy audits in exchange for rebates for improving the home’s energy efficiency.
It’s a new law in Philadelphia: commercial building owners must now use an EPA web site to calculate their energy usage, then report that figure annually to the city.
It’s the latest program in the company’s effort to reduce the region’s — and the company’s — carbon footprint.
Whether they like it or not, owners of office towers and other large buildings in Philadelphia are going to be getting some advice from the city on how to be more energy efficient.
A new study finds that Pennsylvanians could save $400 a year if the state invested in improving the energy efficiency of buildings. But, the state is going in the opposite direction.