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Office of Sustainability Newsroom - 2009 Archive


9/21/2009
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.

7/27/2009
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.

6/16/2009
2009 Mayors' Climate Protection Award Winners Announced
Louisville is a finalist in the 2009 Mayors' Climate Protection Awards.

6/16/2009
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.