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West Palm Beach honored for its green energy savings
There are only two…that’s right two…cities in the country that managed to reach their energy savings goals SIX years ahead of schedule.
And West Palm Beach is one of them!
As part of the Better Buildings Challenge with the U.S. Energy Department, the city pledged to reduce its energy use twenty percent by the year 2020.
Well…here we are in 2015…and the city has already passed its goal!
Penni Redford, the head of the Mayor’s Office of Sustainability was in Washington DC this week to accept the honor from U.S. Dept. of Energy Undersecretery Lynn Orr.
We want to give a BIG congratulations to all the WPB schools that achieved Green School designation this year! We are so proud of our schools, especially Grassy Waters Elementary who received the most points out of any school in Palm Beach and Martin County! Together, we can help every WPB school be a Green School and we should.
Residents Pledge to Reduce Water Use By 16,009,687 Gallons As Part of 4th Annual National Water Challenge
Enough to fill 24 Olympic-sized swimming pools.
That’s the amount of water residents in West Palm Beach pledged to save over the next year as part of the 2015 National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation, an annual awareness campaign that encourages leaders to promote water efficiency in their communities.