FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
November 30, 2018
SAINT PAUL, Minn. – On Thursday, November 29, Mayor Melvin Carter commended participants of Energize Saint Paul’s Race to Reduce energy benchmarking program at a recognition ceremony held at 12eyes Brewery.
Energize Saint Paul’s Race to Reduce summer program encouraged large commercial, multifamily, and public buildings to maximize their energy efficiency with operations and maintenance-based solutions. More than 100 buildings benchmarked their energy usage, participated in networking events and webinars, and utilized tips from City partners to implement energy efficiency strategies.
Photos by The City of Saint Paul
Benchmarking energy usage is a step that allows building owners and occupants to understand relative energy performance, and identifies opportunities to cut energy waste.
Participants receiving commendation included Center for Energy and Environment, CommonBond Communities, Halverson Blaiser Group/The Pioneer Endicott Buildings, HealthPartners, Lawson Commons, Macalester College, MetroPlains, Metro Transit, Minnesota Department of Administration, Pilgrim Lutheran Church, Prior Works, River of Goods, Saint Paul Public Library, Saint Paul Public Schools, University of St. Thomas, The Waters of Highland Park and Wells Fargo Place.