03/21/2016 – 12/31/2019
By 2015, measurable results will be developed and published relative to the Sustain Arvada Plan for water, energy and transportation and the following results will be achieved: By 2019, energy consumed at City facilities will be reduced or offset by 8% from 2013 usage, based on a combination of conservation and renewable energy sources
This strategic result focuses on decreasing the overall use of energy consumed at City facilities. Staff and City Council wish to lead by example in the area of energy conservation.
Energy consumed at City facilities results in cost to Arvada citizens. It is important for the City to be conscious of energy usage and to find ways to reduce and or offset energy use. City buildings and pump stations are inlcuded in this strategic result.
Participating in the Colorado Energy Office Energy Performance Contracting program for our 8 largest City facilities including Olde Town LED street lighting
Participating with Xcel Energy's rebate program for LED lighting
Potential for a solar garden within the Blunn Master Plan
Saving 600kw with SunShare solar gardens
Monitor energy usage to track progress