Energy Reduction Initiatives

10% Efficiency Improvements

The Town became apart of the EPA's Community Energy Challenge in the Fall of 2007 as one of the first communities to improve the efficiency of its buildings by 10%. The town's progress is being tracked through the EPA's Portfolio Manager. This program takes heating and cooling systems, building usage, degree days, and building types and assigns all of our buildings to energy data is available a rating. The town has currently improved its efficiency by over 10%.

5% Reduction Commitment

The town has pledged to reduce its energy consumption by 5% in the next year fiscal year (July 1, 2009 to June 30, 2010) over its previous years consumption.