Builders and residents of Chicago take energy efficiency seriously

Partnerships, retrofits, conversions and incentives all part of an effort to reduce energy usage
  • Chicago ranked significantly better when it comes to energy efficiency than other cities within its region, which includes Milwaukee, Cleveland, Detroit and Indianapolis
  • City appears to have a number of initiatives and retrofit programs underway
  • City scored highest for it energy and water utilities operations

When analyzed on its energy efficient-related initiatives and actions, the city of Chicago ranks among the nation’s best performing markets. According to analysis from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), Chicago is the sixth most energy efficient city largely because of its energy and water utilities operations, along with its building policies.