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Kentucky Pollution Prevention Center

Louisville, Kentucky

ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence

Kentucky Pollution Prevention Center (KPPC) is a state-mandated, non-regulatory environmental technical assistance resource center that helps Kentuckys businesses, industries, school districts, and other organizations stay environmentally sustainable and competitive. Through on-site assessments, training, workshops, webinars, online resources, and recognition programs, KPPC leverages the ENERGY STAR program to help clients establish sustainable, self-directed energy management programs that reduce operational expenses through improved energy performance year after year. KPPC is receiving ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence recognition for developing and promoting tools, training materials, and other resources that incorporate the ENERGY STAR Guidelines for Energy Management, and for recruiting participants to ENERGY STAR initiatives, such as the ENERGY STAR Challenge. Key 2012 accomplishments include:

  • Conducting 33 onsite energy efficiency assessments which identified more than 127,000 MMbtu in potential energy savings, with a projected annual cost savings of more than $1.2 million.
  • Issuing 54 energy performance awards to recognize client successes based on milestones reached through the ENERGY STAR Guidelines for Energy Management.
  • Publicizing clients success by implementing the ENERGY STAR Guidelines for Energy Management on the KPPC website, in newsletters, in press releases, and at events.
  • Delivering a presentation on ENERGY STAR tools and resources to 70 attendees at the Kentucky Association of Manufacturers (KAM) second annual Energy Conference.
  • Helping nearly all of Kentuckys 174 public school districts discover ways to cut costs and better manage their energy use. The successful program, which incorporates the use of ENERGY STAR tools, is garnering national attention and is being used as a model to establish a K-12 technical assistance pilot project in Georgia.