Governor Participates in Announcement of Clean Energy Job Training Programs. More information is available here.
Mayor Newsom Joins Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and Tom Steyer to Announce New Funding for Green Collar Job Training Program. More information is available here.
Green commercial buildings consume 26 percent less energy and have 13 percent lower maintenance costs.
Source: The U.S. Green Building Council created a two page fact sheet in February 2010 “Green Buildings: USGBC and LEED”. More information is available here.
Report by Cleantech finds that commercial offices can reduce electricity consumption by 35-55% with the implementation of a lighting control solution and deliver a ROI within 2-10 years, depending on solution deployed. Source: A May 2010 report by Cleantech Approach “Lighting Controls: Savings, Solutions, Payback and Vendor Profiles” reviews lighting control solutions for commercial offices. More information is available here.
Advanced lighting controls can reduce lighting energy consumption by 50 percent in existing buildings. Source: An articled titled “Lighting Control for Existing Buildings: Lighting is a Target for Energy-Efficiency Improvements because it’s Profitable” is available here.