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Office of Sustainability Newsroom - 2009 Archive

Mayor Challenges Businesses to Join Energy-Efficiency Contest
Promising that “going green saves green,” Mayor Jerry Abramson today encouraged business owners and building managers to join a yearlong energy efficiency contest. The second annual Louisville Kilowatt Crackdown requires commercial buildings to report monthly energy usage and encourages facilities to figure out ways to become more efficient.

Mayor's Energy Partnership is National Award Finalist
Louisville’s groundbreaking partnership between city agencies and private businesses to improve energy efficiency – a component of the Mayor’s Go Green Louisville initiative – has been named a finalist for the 2009 Awards for Municipal Excellence.

2009 Mayors' Climate Protection Award Winners Announced
Louisville is a finalist in the 2009 Mayors' Climate Protection Awards.

U.S. Mayors Name Kilowatt Crackdown as Best Practice
Louisville’s Kilowatt Crackdown, a yearlong contest to improve energy use in buildings, has been named as a Best Practice by the 2009 Mayors’ Climate Protection Awards, sponsored by the U.S. Conference of Mayors.