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Utah’s ‘EE Upgrade Endorsement’ Paves Way for Efficiency Opportunities

County group OKs energy efficiency benchmark

Insurance News Net, August 1, 2014

Even in red-state Utah, pragmatic conservatives have joined the drive to “go green,” banking on long-term operational savings from proactive investments in energy-efficient buildings and equipment.

In June, the Utah Counties Indemnity Pool board approved an “energy efficiency upgrade endorsement” that paves the way for additional funding that counties can tap to obtain LEED certification and “upgrade to green” when replacing buildings or equipment.

Formed in 1992, UCIP consists of county members who provide group self-insurance coverage.

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