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Dallas-area School Districts Compete in EPA’s Sixth Annual Energy Star Battle of the Buildings

Frisco, Mansfield and Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISDs race to save energy, water, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) launched the 2015 Energy Star Battle of the Buildings. In North Texas, the Carrollton-Farmers Branch, Mansfield and Frisco Independent School Districts are among 125 teams and 6,500 buildings nationwide competing head-to-head to reduce their energy and water use. In support of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan, which calls for businesses to cut waste and become at least 20 percent more energy efficient by 2020, the competition specifically targets wasted energy in commercial buildings and motivates organizations to improve energy efficiency, reduce harmful carbon pollution, and save money.

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Houston ISD Competes in EPA’s Sixth Annual Energy Star Battle of the Buildings

Dozens of schools race to save energy, water, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) launched the 2015 Energy Star Battle of the Buildings. The Houston Independent School District is among the groups fielding 6,500 buildings nationwide in head-to-head competition to reduce their energy and water use. In support of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan, which calls for businesses to cut waste and become at least 20 percent more energy efficient by 2020, the competition specifically targets wasted energy in commercial buildings and motivates organizations to improve energy efficiency, reduce harmful carbon pollution, and save money.

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Texas Assoc. of Healthcare Facilities Management Competes in EPA’s Sixth Annual Energy Star Battle of the Buildings

Healthcare buildings across the state race to save energy, water, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) launched the 2015 Energy Star Battle of the Buildings. With dozens of buildings across the state, the Texas Association of Healthcare Facilities Management is among 125 teams nationwide competing head-to-head to reduce their energy and water use. In support of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan, which calls for businesses to cut waste and become at least 20 percent more energy efficient by 2020, the competition specifically targets wasted energy in commercial buildings and motivates organizations to improve energy efficiency, reduce harmful carbon pollution, and save money.

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Texas A&M Competes in EPA’s Sixth Annual Energy Star Battle of the Buildings

University enters more than a dozen buildings in race to save energy, water, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) launched the 2015 Energy Star Battle of the Buildings. Texas A&M University is among 125 teams and 6,500 buildings nationwide competing head-to-head to reduce their energy and water use. In support of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan, which calls for businesses to cut waste and become at least 20 percent more energy efficient by 2020, the competition specifically targets wasted energy in commercial buildings and motivates organizations to improve energy efficiency, reduce harmful carbon pollution, and save money.

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PowerFin Announces Community Solar Project with Austin Energy

PowerFin Texas Solar Projects, LLC ("PowerFin"), a solar development firm based in Austin and San Antonio, recently executed a 25-year power purchase agreement (PPA) for the sale of up to 3.2 megawatts of solar electricity to Austin Energy. This is the first project of a much larger Community Solar program, the goal of which is to provide more equitable access to solar throughout the community while generating significant local economic benefits. The contemplated site of the initial Community Solar project is in an economic redevelopment area in east downtown Austin.

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