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NKU Joins the Cincinnati 2030 District for Urban Sustainability

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Source: Northern Kentucky University (NKU): Published November 22, 2019 

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Northern Kentucky University underscores its commitment to achieving carbon neutrality by joining the Cincinnati 2030 District, which is part of an international network of cities developing a new model for urban sustainability. NKU is the first organization in Kentucky to join this collective.

New businesses added to Ithaca's 2030 District

Ithaca 2030 District announced Friday that six new properties had been added to its membership, and that its borders had been expanded to include new members.

The new members were listed as 104 East State Street, Autumn Leaves Used Books, Finger Lakes ReUse Center, New Roots Charter School, the Paleontological Research Institute and Museum of the Earth and Petrune. According to a news release, the total square footage of member businesses and properties is 292,776 sq. ft.

Ithaca Leads in NY for Net Zero Energy Building Standards

The energy use in buildings across the town and city of Ithaca is responsible for nearly 75% of carbon emissions, according to the local sustainability officials. To reduce its carbon footprint, the two jurisdictions are taking important steps to increase energy efficiency in existing buildings. First, they are making financing for new projects more accessible and affordable by participating in a Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing program called Energize NY.

BED and the Burlington 2030 District receive American Public Power Association DEED Grant to support commercial property owners in reducing energy use

BED and Burlington 2030 District receive American Public Power Association DEED Grant to support commercial property owners in reducing energy use


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