Gallery: 14 Buildings Compete in EPA’s “Biggest Energy Loser” Competiti...


In an effort to get buildings to shed some of their bulging energy usage pounds, the EPA has just announced the National Buildings Competition where they challenge “14 buildings and the teams inside them,” to, “work off their weight with Energy Star.” The buildings range from a convention center in Virginia to an elementary school in Colorado and are all charged with the task of reducing their waste and cutting their energy consumption as much as they can in 180 days. Just like the game show The Biggest Loser, they’ll have a weigh in — the buildings have two – one halfway through and a final weigh in – to monitor their energy saving progress.

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