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Energy Office

The Energy Office works within the Office of Sustainability to create more energy efficiency within City government.


The mission of the Energy Office is to:

  • Procure cost-effective, reliable, safe, clean energy and conventional energy systems for City government.
  • Promote energy conservation and efficiency within City facilities by providing education, technical expertise, and analysis of energy use.
  • Develop and implement projects and programs that promote the efficient use of energy and reduce the City’s environmental impact.

Energy Office programs

  • Energy conservation programs: The Energy Office works with City employees to reduce energy use through educational outreach about energy conservation and efficiency.  The office works with employees to implement energy saving programs in buildings and departments, like:
    • Turning computers off
    • Establishing policy around lighting
    • Buying ENERGY STAR® rated equipment
  • Energy projects: These energy projects work to reduce overall energy use throughout City-owned buildings, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and saving the City money over time.
  • Energy management and operations: The Energy Office manages the City’s utility bills, assists in implementing energy efficiency projects, purchases energy, and benchmarks City buildings in order to save the City money, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and track City energy performance.