City of Houston Wins Mayors' Climate Protection Award
Initiative Incorporates ENERGY STAR Tools and Resources
City of Houston’s Mayor has received the 2011 U.S. Conference of Mayors’ Climate Protection Award.the city's work in implementing the Houston Green Office Challenge, which relies heavily on ENERGY STAR tools and resources. Participants measure and track their building’s monthly energy use with EPA’s online tool, Portfolio Manager and participate in monthly EPA training sessions on improving energy performance in buildings. More than 330 organizations participate in the Challenge, including city-owned buildings.