Energy Efficiency

Kansas City, 1 of 10 Cities Selected to Participate in Energy Project

KC, chamber and KCP&L plug into energy-efficiency programs

Kansas City Business Journal, June 27, 2014

Kansas City is plugging into a national energy-efficiency program designed to help private and public entities save energy by keeping track of how much of the resource is used.

During a Friday afternoon news event at Kansas City Power & Light’s Energy Center, Mayor Sly James announced that the city is one of 10 selected to participate in the City Energy Project, an effort supported by the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Institute for Market Transformation designed to develop a set of policies and programs that improve energy efficiency.

Energy benchmarking is a process of comparing one building’s energy performance with another similar building. Benchmarking can help entities compare year-to-year energy use and compare one building’s energy use with another.

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