29 Apr '15, 7pm

Have an eco-minded faith cmty? Bring @EPA, @EnergyStarNBC to your house of worship! @EnergyStar

Have an eco-minded faith cmty? Bring @EPA, @EnergyStarNBC to your house of worship! @EnergyStar

The EPA's ENERGY STAR 2015 National Building Competition is an excellent example of competition that results in quantifiable reductions in energy and water use and corresponding CO2 emissions. In past years, competitors who reduced building energy consumption saved an average of $25,000 and reduced energy consumption by 8%! That is quite a value proposition, especially for community, faith and educational organizations who can re-invest those savings into their programs or further building operations improvements. This year, EPA wants to see the faith community step up and show what is being doing to save energy, save money and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and other air pollutants harmful to human health. In the 2015 Battle of the Buildings, groups of five or more buildings can compete in teams. Teaming up is a great way to motivate, collaborate, and learn new strate...

Full article: http://www.usgbc.org/articles/bring-epas-national-buildin...

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