Tag: District energy

PLANNING, LAND USE, AND SUSTAINABILITY COMMITTEE

January 5th, 2012

On January 9 the Council will adopt its new Committee structure for 2012-2013.  I will likely Chair a Committee we have named Planning, Land Use, and Sustainability (PLUS).  Once approved, this committee will work on legislation relating to land use and urban planning, as well as oversee the Office of Sustainability and Environment and the […]

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DISTRICT ENERGY A KEY STEP FOR THE CLIMATE AND OUR ECONOMY

October 19th, 2011

District energy systems are one of the most effective ways to provide affordable and clean energy for heating and hot water.  Generating energy in a central location and distributing it to nearby areas is much more efficient than having separate heating units in each building. Seattle is one of the fortunate cities around the world […]

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