Greening EPA

Region 3 Office

Photo looking up at EPA’s Region 3 Office in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

320,619 rentable square feet (RSF)
Personnel: 1,133

Energy Intensity:
FY 2015: 73,596 Btu per RSF

Water Intensity:
FY 2015: 13.28 gallons per RSF

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

EPA’s Region 3 Office covers Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia and Washington, D.C. The region's major program divisions are Air Protection, Environmental Assessment and Innovation, Hazardous Site Cleanup, Waste and Chemicals Management, Water Protection and the Chesapeake Bay Program.

Sustainable Features

  • The building in which the Region 3 Office is located was awarded the ENERGY STAR® in 2008 with a score of 77, in 2009 with a score of 84, in 2010 with a score of 85, in 2011 with a score of 79, in 2012 with a score of 83, in 2013 with a score of 90 and in 2014 with a score of 90.
  • Energy-saving features include solar shades on the east, west and southern exposures; full-height glass on the northern exposure; occupancy sensors for floor lighting; and a central chiller and steam plant with a building automation system and air-side free cooling.

For more information, visit the Region 3 Office website or the EPA Facility Contact List.