Detroit and Grand Rapids each see building efficiency improvements as a key element of meeting emissions goals.
As the rest of the state retreats from energy efficiency, Bloomfield is betting information can spur improvements.
The participation rate for privately owned buildings lags the city’s expectations and the rates for other regional cities.
The Stamford 2030 District has had success with large properties, but small buildings offer new challenges.
The city’s voluntary efficiency initiative revealed a need for more education and outreach to get smaller building owners on board.