05 Jun '12, 7pm

How Chicago plans to lead in commercial building energy efficiency

How Chicago plans to lead in commercial building energy efficiency

The mayor's new Commercial Building Initiative brings together the necessary players and tools: building owners and managers, technical experts, policy entrepreneurs, access to financing and peer-to-peer consultation opportunities to create case studies and models that can be followed by other building owners and operators. The initiative's focus on large structures that are over 200,000 square feet will help to secure savings from the buildings with the greatest potential for energy use reduction. Big impacts, fast. It is a good way to start, and to ensure that others follow. The 14 leadership buildings will work with the city, the technical advisors, the utilities and each other to identify and address the many physical, financial and policy barriers to energy efficiency.

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2012/06/05/how-chicago-plans...

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