CX(s) Applied: A1, A9, B1.32, B2.5, B3.6, B5.1
Location(s): Fort Collins, Colorado
Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program. 1) Automated electrical load management controls in three municipal buildings; 2) energy conservation education and public relations campaign; 3) demonstration projects??Earth Tub? in-vessel composting of restaurant and landscape wastes and solar powered compacting trash receptacles; 4) installation of a 25 kilowatt photovoltaic system on one municipal building; 5) replacement of boilers in two municipal buildings with high efficiency units; 6) installation of innovative computer hardware and software; 7) install 1.25 miles of sidewalk/bike lanes on Mountain Avenue from Meldrum to Riverside; 8) pilot test of ?bike Box? at the Plum and Shield Streets intersection; 9) extend Lincoln Street pedestrian path one-half mile where it borders the Buckingham Neighborhood; 10) adopt and implement comprehensive green building codes for construction and major renovation of residential and commercial buildings; 11) provide technical assistance to commercial building owners to implement energy efficiency and conservation projects; 12) provide financial incentives to residents and small businesses for installation of solar photovoltaic systems; 13) obtain technical assistance for tracking and progress reporting of greenhouse gas emissions mandated by the Fort Collins adopted Climate Action Plan; 14) retrofit outdoor lighting fixtures at Fort Collins Street Department operations yard; and 15) install technology track idling time on city vehicles.