Author Archives: Peter Pennington
Attended an interesting lecture today about HEALTHY buildings. Been to lots of talks about green buildings, energy saving etc. etc. but this was about buildings in which occupants thrive. As with schools there was a lot about better performance with … Continue reading
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THIRTEEN SCHOOLS RECEIVE ENERGY STAR CERTIFICATION Thirteen Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS) buildings have earned the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ENERGY STAR certification in recognition of their ranking in the top 25 percent nationwide for energy efficiency. The ENERGY STAR … Continue reading
City of Alexandria Receives Highest Certification for Virginia Municipal League’s Go Green Government Challenge October 6, 2011 News Highlights: · The City was certified at the platinum level, the highest level for local governments · The Go Green Government Challenge … Continue reading
As the EPC moves into the Fall of 2011, the Commission is working on a work plan for the next twelve months. The thrust of the effort will be directed at what we call the 97%. The City’s inventory of … Continue reading