Thank you to the more than 85%% of required properties have successfully benchmarked and reported their energy performance to the City. Now it is time to celebrate! Mayor Hodges and Councilmember Glidden will be on hand to highlight buildings striving to improve efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions and congratulate the highest performing buildings in our city.
Nov. 2nd from 3:30-4:30pm
City Hall Rotunda
With a score of 79, the Colwell Building in the North Loop is Minneapolis' newest ENERGY STAR certified building. Gretchen Lundberg, who was in charge of the office building’s application, says that for Minneapolis office buildings, certification is a must, “Prospective tenants ask if we’re LEED or ENERGY STAR certified.” Now, she can answer that question with an emphatic ‘yes!' The Colwell building took advantage of the City's ENERGY STAR Certification grant program. Read more of the story.
Do you have an efficient building? If so, tell others about it with ENERGY STAR certification!
And for a limited time, apply for a Minneapolis ENERGY STAR Certification Grant that covers more than 60% of the cost!
Certification provides recognition using the nationally known ENERGY STAR standard. By becoming certified, you join the ranks of leading organizations. Be one of the first to earn apply for certification and receive $500 toward an $800 site visit completed by a professional engineer. Check out the certification benefits:
DeLaSalle High School, the private high school on Nicollet Island, may be best known for its Catholic, LaSallian tradition and focus to educating diverse students, but it is quickly adding sustainability to its renown. Through faculty, staff, alumni, and student engagement, the school is making headway at improving the efficiency of its own building and is ensuring a legacy of energy sustainability. Read more.
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