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Laurie Kerr to helm City Energy Project--helping 10 cities reduce carbon emissions by improving efficiency in bldgs

Laurie Kerr to helm City Energy Project--helping 10 cities reduce carbon emissions by improving efficiency in bldgs

Photo © Axel Dupeux Kerr outside the American Museum of Natural History ----- Advertising ----- GreenSource: You are working in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Denver, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Orlando, Philadelphia, and Salt Lake City. How did you select the 10 cities? LK: It was a courtship. We looked at about 30 cities and eventually narrowed it down to the cities that felt this was the right thing for them to do at the right time. What can cities do to improve energy performance, and what kind of financial resources will be required? Energy efficiency is the cheapest form of energy, but, as somebody said, it is like eating a lobster: there is a lot of good food, but it's hard to get to. How do you get to this? One way is information. Building owners don't know what they could be doing to improve their energy performance, and tenants don't have information about the...

Full article: http://greensource.construction.com/people/2014/1405-city...

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