A new study from The Office of Technology Assessment (OTEA) has found that office buildings across the country are inefficient, inefficiently using energy, and that more efficiency and climate action are needed to lower carbon emissions.
According to a study by OETA, a nonprofit research group, only 10% of U.S. office buildings are meeting the energy efficiency standards for office buildings.
OETA found that more than half of U,S.
offices had energy efficiency or climate action as the first priority when it came to energy efficiency and energy use.
OTA’s study found that 40% of the buildings surveyed had not adopted the climate action requirements of the Efficient Buildings Program, which requires that 50% of offices be carbon neutral by 2050.
The report found that the number of energy-efficient offices is on the rise, but only a fraction of these have the required climate action.
The remaining 45% of office buildings fall into the “sustainability” category, which OETA defines as being energy-efficiency, energy efficient, and climate neutral.
The report found only 5% of American offices had climate action in place.OETA said the data from its study is incomplete, and the agency is looking into other ways to improve efficiency.
It is also trying to improve its own metrics to get a better picture of how efficient offices are.
For example, the agency will look into how many people work in each building and how many of those people are using energy efficient equipment and technology, OETA said.
“We’ll also explore ways to measure energy efficiency by looking at a number of metrics that are outside the traditional metrics of energy use,” OETA Director of Energy Efficiency and Energy Security Michael Berenson said.
Oeta said that in the U.K., where OETA’s study was done, only 4% of buildings had energy efficient or climate-neutral buildings.
In the U., the figure is only 6%.
“That’s a big difference,” Berensson said.
In both countries, Berensson said, people tend to be more concerned about the sustainability of their workplace.
“They are very concerned about climate and they tend to use technology to make sure they have the best possible technology to manage the energy,” Berensson said of U.,S.
The Office of Energy Policy at the University of California, Berkeley, said it is important for governments to invest in energy efficiency, and it is crucial that energy efficiency is the number one priority.
“As the United States continues to build its energy-smart economy, it is imperative that all American businesses and businesses worldwide continue to make energy-saving investments,” UC Berkeley’s Director of Engineering and Technology Andrew Mair said.