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California City Saves with Sustainability Upgrades

Dec. 17, 2013
The city of Dublin, California is expected to save nearly $14 million in energy savings over its 25-year long sustainability program.

The city of Dublin, California is expected to save nearly $14 million in energy savings over its 25-year long sustainability program, according to Chevron Energy Solutions.

Upgrades include:

  • The city has installed photovoltaic solar arrays at all of its facilities to offset energy usage.
  • Over 3,000 streetlights have been retrofitted with new LED technology to reduce energy use.
  • Interior and exterior lighting at all city facilities has been upgraded.
  • Improvements have been made to air circulation systems at the Civic Center and Library.

"This project has enabled us to take a significant step forward in achieving our ambitious environmental goals, while at the same time significantly decreasing the city's energy costs," says Mayor Tim Sbranti.

More information can be found at the city of Dublin's website.

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