Businesses challenged to cut 20% of their energy bills

Local businesses are being challenged to cut energy costs.

 

Energy Huntsville, Energy Alabama and Avion Solutions are leading the charge for the North Alabama Buildings Performance Challenge. The goal is to get businesses in North Alabama to reduce energy spending by 20% in ten years. Then use the savings to reinvest in new technologies or new jobs.

 

First ADVANCE Energy Benchmarking Jam Engages Community

On July 28, USGBC Alabama’s newest ADVANCE Ambassador, Daniel Tait—CEO of Energy Alabama—hosted our first Energy Benchmarking Jam. This community event was held at the new Salty Nut Brewery in Huntsville and brought together various community organizations, including the Von Braun Center (Huntsville’s largest convention center), and the Girl Scouts of North Alabama. Other individuals from throughout Huntsville entered energy data for their own personal places of interest, such as their church or child’s daycare.

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