The Department of Motor Vehicles Headquarters based in Sacramento has saved money and energy and boosted the building’s energy efficiency by 30-50%. Energy savings resulted from measures undertaken including double-glazed windows for better insulation, improved heating and cooling systems, a smart “building energy management system,” and installation of LED lighting and daylight harvesting. The DMV…
Fact Sheet: Chula Vista’s Sustainable Communities Program: Reach Codes, Permitting, Planning Tools, and More
The Sustainable Communities Program (SCP) is one of the main components of the Chula Vista Local Government Partnership (LGP) with SDG&E. The SCP was launched in 2009
This story, written and posted by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD), and shared on the Institute for Local Government’s website, explains the communication and development that built the case for climate action planning at Alameda County. More information is available on Alameda County’s website.
Learn how the City of Hawthorne has achieved electricity reductions of 11.59% through energy efficiency and demand response activities in lighting, pool equipment and solar installs in this SCE case study. An introduction is shared below:
As a large urban community known for its chic lifestyle, Pasadena is committed to going green through massive energy and water use overhauls, along with encouraging the use of alternative transportation methods like improved bus lines and bike paths.
Learn from Heather Merenda about Santa Clarita’s Green Business Incentive Program in this presentation, and hear directly from her in the 2011 SEEC webinar on benchmarking below:
The City of Encinitas Green Building Incentive Program provides financial incentive, priority plan check, and City Council recognition for projects that register and achieve
Covered in the Merced Sun Star: Merced County officials said they are about to switch on a 1.4 megawatt solar array to power correctional facilities in Merced County near El Nido. The switch will be thrown at 10 a.m., Tuesday at the Correctional Facility at 2584 W. Sandy Mush Road. Two triangular arrays deploying 6,272 solar…
The City of Los Angeles is home to 4 million people living within 470 square miles. With that number of people constantly on the move, it’s not surprising that nearly half of L.A.’s
In December 2010, the City of Antioch completed retrofits of eight City-owned facilities and over 8,700 street and park lights with energy-efficient induction lighting, saving