The Louisville Energy Alliance is a 501c3 nonprofit corporation promoting energy efficiency through Energy Star in commercial buildings in Louisville.  We assist commercial building owners and managers by providing important resources in energy efficiency.

The members of this public-private partnership are:

  • BOMA (Building Owner’s and Managers Association)
  • CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member)
  • DEDI (Kentucky Department for Energy Development and Independence )
  • Louisville Metro Government
  • “Sustainability is the right way to go, both environmentally and economically. As a businessman for many years, I appreciate the value of the savings we can achieve through greater efficiency. Join us for the 2011 Kilowatt Crackdown. You can save on your bottom line and help Louisville be a lead city for sustainability.”

    - Mayor Greg Fischer


    Energy Saving Initiatives

    Louisville Metro Government has been an ENERGY STAR partner since 2007. The LEA partnership works closely with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s program , ENERGY STAR, to reduce energy consumption in commercial buildings through a number of initiatives, primarily being: 

       

    • 2014 Energy Conservation Conversation

      The Louisville Energy Alliance works hard to try and help businesses learn more about the practices and products that are available to help improve energy efficiency. This year we are holding an event at Louisville Slugger Field on March 26, 2014. Click for details.

    • Eventbrite - Louisville Energy Alliance "Energy Conservation Conversation" Register Now!

    • Partnership with ENERGY STAR

      The Louisville Energy Alliance has partnered with the federal government’s ENERGY STAR program to help provide an abundance of tools and information to help businesses drive down their energy usage.

      ENERGY STAR's Portfolio Manager Tool is extremely helpful in evaluating a property’s current efficiency and in tracking the property’s efficiency improvement progress.


    “ENERGY STAR’s utility monitoring program is an excellent tool for managers to evaluate the effectiveness of their conservation efforts. Whether a property is new to benchmarking or a veteran, ENERGY STAR provides a basis to compare your property’s performance with other similar buildings and the best part is there is zero cost to the user.”

    Chris Cieminski

    General Manager, Hines

    The Aegon Center


    The Louisville Model

    The Louisville Energy Alliance is proud of the progress that Louisville businesses have made over the past two years. Currently, 35 Louisville buildings have earned the federal government’s ENERGY STAR efficiency rating. This extraordinary effort has not only saved Louisville businesses millions of dollars in energy expenses, it has also helped position Louisville as an environmentally friendly place to live and work.

    "Through the Kilowatt Crackdown, the Louisville Energy Alliance is leveraging the ENERGY STAR platform to help building owners achieve greater energy performance with measurable results, as part of the Mayor of Louisville's effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions community-wide. The Louisville Kilowatt Crackdown is a model program for any community that is looking to promote improvements in commercial building energy performance to lower energy costs and protect the climate."

    Leslie Cook

    ENERGY STAR Public Sector Manager

    Climate Protection Partnerships Division

    U.S. EPA

     



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