Houston among Texas' most energy-efficient metros

Strict building codes, benchmarking of municipal buildings are primary reasons for Houston's ranking
  • Houston has more stringent building codes than other cities in Texas.
  • The city has a focus on significantly reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the next year-and-a-half.

In a recent ranking by the ACEEE, Houston placed 13th out of the nation’s 50 largest metros when it comes to energy efficient-related policies and initiatives.