MAYOR NUTTER SIGNS COUNCILWOMAN’S ENERGY BENCHMARKING BILL

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

Mayor Michael A. Nutter and Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown to
hold bill signing on Bill # 120428 –Energy Benchmarking for Commercial Buildings.
 

WHAT:                

Mayor Michael A. Nutter signs the Energy Benchmarking for Commercial Buildings Bill sponsored by Councilwoman At-Large Blondell Reynolds Brown, Chair of the City Council Committee on the Environment.

The purpose of the new ordinance is to inform organizations about how they use energy, where they use it, and what drives their energy use.  Energy Benchmarking is also a key step in identifying opportunities to increase profitability by lowering energy and operating costs.  Energy Benchmarking helps establish energy consumption baselines in order to set useful goals.

WHEN:                

Tuesday, October 9, 2012 @ 1:00 p.m.

WHO:                  

Mayor Michael A. Nutter

Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown, Chair, Committee on the Environment

Councilman James F. Kenney, Vice-Chair, Committee on the Environment

Energy Efficient Building Hubs at the Navy Yard

PECO

Delaware Valley Green Building Council

Energy Coordinating Agency of Philadelphia

Mayors Office of Sustainability

Penn Environment

Penn Future

Pennsylvania Environmental Council

Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations

For more information, please contact David Forde in Councilwoman Brown’s office at (215) 686-3438.

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