Salt Lake City Recognizes Owners of Energy Efficient Buildings as new City Ordinance Begins Roll-out
PRESS RELEASE – September 5, 2019.
Today, Salt Lake City honored buildings with high energy performance at the annual Elevate Buildings Awards. The Department of Sustainability invited all buildings who participated in the City’s energy efficiency benchmarking program and received an ENERGY STAR score of 75 or above to the reception this afternoon attended by Mayor Biskupski.
A score of 75 indicates exceptional energy performance.
In addition, the City opened up nominations for buildings to have a particular energy project recognized. Three awards were given this afternoon:
- Unico Properties received the Energy Management Award in recognition for their work upgrading the HVAC and damper systems in 250 Tower following a Rocky Mountain Power wattsmart Business audit.
- City Creek Reserve received the Recommissioning Award for their work in optimizing the energy performance of the HVAC system at the Key Bank Tower.
- The Energy Project of the Year was given to Intermountain Healthcare for a variety of upgrades, including new air handling units and LED lighting retrofit, at Primary Children’s Hospital.