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The Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge is making measureable impacts on Atlanta's energy and water use while supporting the local economy and building the clean energy industry. Since inception in 2011, the Program has created or sustained approximately 338 jobs


Cumulative Statistics About the Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge Since the Program's Inception

buildings to date
114 Million
Square Feet
3.21 Trillion
Btus saved since inception
1327.3 Million
gallons of water saved since inception
Metric Tons CO2e Avoided
$25.7 Million
Impact on income
The Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge (ABBC) is a nation-leading sustainability initiative that challenges building stakeholders to make their buildings better by improving building energy and water performance. Its success can be attributed to the committed facility managers, prudent property owners, conscientious building occupants and service providers. These community-wide efforts are led by City of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Sustainability, Central Atlanta Progress, Midtown Alliance, Livable Buckhead, and Southface.