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Albuquerque, NM, building earns fourth Energy Star

by Rena Ragimova Jan 31, 2008

The Achievement

The Two Park Square office building in Albuquerque, NM, earned its fourth Energy Star in February 2008.

The Benefits

The energy efficiency measures save more than $136,000 annually and prevent more than 2.2 million pounds of greenhouse gases from being emitted, equal to taking more than 180 vehicles off the road.

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Compressed Workweek in Asheville, NC

by Rena Ragimova Jan 04, 2008

The Achievement

In 2008 the City began a pilot of alternative work schedules to reduce commute costs for employees and the City's building energy demand and associated carbon footprint. All staff in the department except senior management are working 10 hours a day for four days a week instead of the traditional 5/8 schedule.

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