ENERGY STAR Success Story: San Diego Convention Center
Since opening 20 years ago, San Diego’s bayside convention facility has been a green industry leader and continues to receive accolades for environmental stewardship. The San Diego Convention Center Corporation (SDCCC) joined the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ENERGY STAR program as a partner in 2008. Using EPA’s online energy management and tracking tool, Portfolio Manager, the SDCCC tracked its energy consumption and has improved the facility’s overall performance. This two-page success story outlines how, since then, the San Diego Convention Center has become a model for other convention and meeting facilities demonstrating the value of benchmarking to improve efficiency and to save money.