Region 5 Office
Total Facility Area: 420,178 rentable square feet (RSF)
Estimated Personnel: 1,489 EPA personnel
Energy Consumption: 21,213,378,561 Btu per year (EPA share)
Btu per RSF per Year: 50,487
Water Consumption: 5,100,625 gallons per year (EPA share)
Gallons per RSF per Year: 12.1
All energy and water data are reported as of FY 2012.
EPA's Region 5 Headquarters is located in the Metcalfe Federal Building in Chicago, Illinois, and oversees EPA operations in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin, and 35 Tribal Nations. The Agency has implemented a number of programs and procedures to minimize its environmental impact.
Unique Environmental Features
- With the installation of a comprehensive green lighting system, the Metcalfe Federal Building was awarded the ENERGY STAR® in 1999 with a score of 77 for its continued efforts to increase energy efficiency. In 2007, the Metcalfe Building received the ENERGY STAR with a performance rating of 80, and again in 2012 with a score of 84.
- EPA offsets 100 percent of the electricity consumption at the Region 5 Office with renewable energy certificates (RECs) purchased through the Agency's blanket green power contract. Learn more about EPA's blanket green power contracts.
Waste Reduction and Recycling
- For detailed information about Region 5 best practices, see the EPA Offices Waste Diversion Best Practices.
For More Information About This Facility
Hedrick E. Partee (firstname.lastname@example.org)
536 South Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60605
Phone: (312) 353-4190