The Louisville Energy Alliance (LEA) has opened registration for the 2018 Kilowatt Crackdown Awards.
LEA challenges building owners and operators in Jefferson County and surrounding areas to realize the benefits of energy efficiency by participating in the Louisville Kilowatt Crackdown. It’s easy — all you have to do is benchmark your facility’s energy use with Portfolio Manager (for buildings) or Energy Tracking Tool (for industrial plants), EPA’s free online benchmarking tools; make improvements over the contest period; and submit your final benchmarking score. Top honors will go to the most efficient buildings and the buildings making the greatest energy improvements, but all buildings will be recognized for participating and striving to improve Louisville’s environment.
Winners will be selected based on data from the final Energy Performance rating or Energy Use Intensity (EUI) metric generated by Portfolio Manager. All participants that complete the competition will be awarded certificates of participation. Award categories are:
Best Performer (based on 2018 data only) – awarded to the building or plant with the highest energy performance rating for 2017
Most Improved – awarded to the building or plant making the greatest percentage gain in energy reduction from 2017 to 2018
These categories will be awarded for each building type entered into the competition.
Registration closes February 25, 2019.