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Atlanta Dream Team interviewed on Talk With the Green Guy

Join the Talk with the Green Guy show of Survival Radio newtwork, as he interview the dream team from the city of Atlanta Commissioner of Public Works, Robert Mendoza, Director of Sustainability, Denise Quarles and Communications Director of the Atlanta Streetcar Sharon Gavin talked about the Atlanta Beltline, the Altanta Streetcar, Cartlanta and sustainability and what impact this has on the city environmental and economic and why Atlanta is a shining star and world class city don’t miss it!


Environmental Sustainability in the City: Atlanta’s Better Buildings Challenge

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The city of Atlanta and Property Owners are taking the “Better Buildings Challenge” in order to promote environmental sustainability it the city. What is now being called The Atlanta BBC, was one of the first operations of the national Better Buildings Challenge announced by President Obama early last year. The challenge was implemented by the U.S. Department of Energy and has been created as an energy-efficiency leadership initiative. The Challenge supports commercial and industrial building owners, and any of those owners that decide to participate are provided with technical assistance and proven solutions to energy efficiency.

Atlanta’s Better Buildings Challenge was launched in November 2011 by Mayor Kasim Reed’s Office of Sustainability, in partnership with Central Atlanta Progress and other organizations. The goal of the challenge for Atlanta is to reduce their energy and water consumption by 20%.

In today’s Atlanta Environmental Sustainability Special Edition we had Scott Briskey from Sustainable Atlanta and Craig Jones from Cousins Property Incorporated on the show to discuss this new challenge that Atlanta has taken on.


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