Tennessee: City of Chattanooga to Spend $1.5 Million to Cut Electric Consumption 34 Percent at Public Library
From the Times Free Press:
Chattanooga’s Public Library will get new lighting, heating and air conditioning next year to cut its electricity consumption by more than a third and serve as a showcase for the city’s participation in the Better Buildings Challenge.
Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke said today the city is working to cut its energy use by 20 percent over the next decade in its 200 municipal buildings and the library will be one of the most visible and significant parts of that effort in 2017.
“We have a chance over the next 10 years to substantially reduce the energy consumption of our city government and this right here is our showcase project,” Berke said during a news conference outside of the 40-year-old library…
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Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com.