Energy Savings

Community Solar Focus of March 18th Quarterly Meeting

What is Community Solar and Can It Work for You?

With spring just around the corner, it's a time of renewal and fresh opportunity. The snow is finally melting and the days are getting longer.

Keeping the seasonal transition in mind, the upcoming District Partners meeting will explore community solar, a new type of energy opportunity that can help District members reduce the carbon footprint of their buildings.

Gold-star campus stays green through carbon reduction - UC earns national recognition for reducing carbon footprint

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Source: Melanie Schefft, UC News

Date: July 2, 2020

Kicking coal. Green roofs. Living walls. LEED buildings. Through all these and more, the University of Cincinnati continually stays ahead of the sustainability curve, recently earning national recognition for its climate action and sustainability efforts.

New Approaches to Sustainability Lead to High-Performance Buildings

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Source: Daniel Lessing,

Date: May 21, 2020 

Simply put, the core reason for sustainability is to honor our human responsibility to take care of ourselves, our communities, and the world in which we live. In the process, we, as residents, become healthier, happier, more productive, and more fulfilled human beings. 

Project aimed at improving city’s energy efficiency by 2030 already halfway to its goal

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Around 50 buildings have joined the Philadelphia 2030 District initiative and pledged to improve their energy efficiency by 50 percent by the year 2030. According to an update released by the project this week, it’s already more than halfway to its target.