Chula Vista Case Study: A Leader on Reach Codes, Green Business Recognition, and Residential Outreach


Learn from this SDG&E case study here how Chula Vista is a recognized leader in energy efficiency and sustainability:

Through its partnership with SDG&E, the City of Chula Vista created innovative approaches to advance municipal and community energy efficiency. Underserved audiences like small businesses, elderly, youth and low-income residents are reached through a comprehensive outreach network that leverages libraries, recreation centers, affordable housing services, business licenses and permit application processes. Grassroots energy conservation education combined with facility improvements, energy codes and inspections, and energy-saving development has distinguished Chula Vista as a model municipal environmental champion. The City was recognized as the first Southern California local government to comprehensively embrace Climate Adaptation, a strategy to counter the inevitable impacts of climate change while complementing efforts to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Lending peer-to-peer support to neighboring municipalities, Chula Vista also inspires a team approach to the pursuit of regional energy-related initiatives seen by its recent creation of the South Bay Energy Action Collaborative.

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