City Announces Completion of Municipal Energy Efficiency Retrofits

City Announces Completion of Municipal Energy Efficiency Retrofits City Uses Federal Stimulus Funding to Retrofits Buildings, Create Jobs & More Sustainable City.

Mayor Edwin M. Lee joined by U.S. Department of Energy today announced that the City has completed energy efficiency retrofits in ten municipal buildings from funding provided by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) and highlighted the environmental benefits and job-creating aspects of the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) energy efficiency retrofit program.

“The SFPUC’s municipal energy efficiency retrofit program was well-timed to help stimulate our local economy with jobs that put San Franciscans back to work and furthers our City’s environmental goals to reduce green house gas emissions,” said Mayor Lee. “Besides creating jobs and greening our City, the federal stimulus funding for energy efficiency retrofits is helping the City’s fiscal bottom-line through lower utility costs and revitalizing our neighborhoods throughout the City.”

Posted on September 22, 2011 | The comments to this entry are closed.