New York City recently became the first in the US to make public how well (or poorly) large, private buildings within its borders perform when it comes to energy and water use. A city website displays information about 2,065 large commercial properties, encompassing 530 million square feet.
Elisa Wood is a writer who specializes in energy. She has been a regular contributor to McGraw-Hill/Platts Energy for two decades. She also writes for AOL Energy, Renewable Energy World magazine, Power Engineering International, Energy Risk and others. She is the author of PennWell`s US Guide to Renewable Energy and US Guide to Combined Heat & Power Companies. Her blog on energy efficiency appears weekly on several energy sites. Samples of her work are available at www.RealEnergyWriters.com