ENERGY STAR Success Story: The Virginia Beach Convention Center
Located in Virginia’s most populous city, the Virginia Beach Convention Center (VBCC) comprises more than 516,000 square feet and typically hosts 400 events a year. Fully opened in 2007, the VBCC has served as the anchor for the successful revitalization of Virginia Beach’s old beach district. However, even with a newly constructed building, the VBCC has demonstrated an important energy management principle: all buildings, regardless of their age and building systems they employ, can reduce energy consumption, save money, and offset greenhouse gas emissions by implementing low-cost, high-return energy management strategies. Read this two-page success story to learn more.