Type of initiative: Green Buildings
Population: 700,000 city / 1.2 M metropolitan area
Louisville is a major shipping hub and a health care and medical sciences center.
The Louisville-Jefferson County Metro Government, the University of Louisville, and the Jefferson County Public Schools District have formed an Energy Use Partnership. The partners agreed to undertake energy-efficiency audits in their buildings, develop low-cost, energy-efficiency technology for implementation by the organizations, implement energy-efficiency awareness training programs for their employees, and incorporate energy-efficiency provisions into the specifications for new buildings.