How Does a Roof Quality as Cool Roof?

Installation of a “cool roof” can be a great way to reflect sunlight rather than having a building absorb it, thereby reducing a building’s thermal load, saving energy, money, improving building comfort, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. To provide guidance on what it takes for a roof to be considered a cool roof, the CEC has…

Other Resources

Below are some web pages that may be of interest to local government energy staff and elected officials. If you know of others, please email Grace Kaufman at gkaufman@lgc.org. New! Expertise Energy Efficiency Resources A Guide to Sustainability in College and in Life Yale Energy Factsheet PY2013-2014 Local Government Partnerships Value & Effectiveness Study PACE…

Programs/Resources

A number of key resources of interest to local governments are available below. You can also use the tag cloud on this website to find even more resources by topic, posted in the EE News section. Please note: this page is under construction! Continue to check back for even more information about energy and climate programs of…

Best Practice Case Studies

A key part of the EE Coordinator’s role is to share best practices of local governments, so that others can learn from them! If you are a local government with a energy efficiency or sustainability program or project that you’d be willing to share – or if you have a topic on which you would…

Case Study: Pasadena

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. (more…)

Case Study: City of Los Angeles

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 (more…)
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