Tag Archives: San Francisco

Making Buildings’ Energy Footprints Transparent

Making Buildings’ Energy Footprints Transparent

ENERGY EFFICIENCY: Power-use scorecards help building managers cut usage The Press Enterprise, April 9, 2016. Image credit: skeeze Hooper manages San Francisco’s five-year-old building-efficiency ordinance, created to measure wasted energy in the city’s largest structures, give them a score the public can see and prod owners to lower the lights and thermostats. San Francisco’s ordinance is


Microgrids Building Resiliency in San Francisco

San Francisco braces for the Big One with microgrids Green Biz, October 26, 2015. Image credit: Jeff Perkins Just last year, a 6.0 magnitude earthquake knocked out power to more than 40,000 people in the San Francisco Bay area. This was the fourth earthquake of magnitude 6 or greater to hit the Bay Area since