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Region 5 Office

Photo looking up at EPA’s Region 5 Office in Chicago, Illinois.

370,888 rentable square feet (RSF)

Energy Intensity:
FY 2019: 38,664 Btu per RSF

Water Intensity:
FY 2019: 8.53 gallons per RSF

Chicago, Illinois

EPA’s Region 5 office, located in the Metcalfe Federal Building, covers Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin and 35 Tribal Nations.

Sustainable Features

  • The Metcalfe Federal Building was awarded the ENERGY STAR® in 1999 with a score of 77, in 2007 with a score of 80, in 2012 with a score of 84 and in 2018 with a score of 92.

For more information, visit the Region 5 website, or the EPA Facility Contact List.