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Stepping It Up

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Developed in the Region of Peel, Ontario, Stepping It Up was a program designed to reduce car traffic and increase walking and cycling to school by working with elementary school …
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Chicago’s Go Program

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Chicago’s Go Program was designed to help residents walk, bike, ride transit, and use bike share more frequently while driving alone less often. Outside of promoting alternative f…
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ClimateSmart Home Service, Queensland, Australia

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In 2009, the ClimateSmart Home Service program was launched by Local Government Infrastructure Services (LGIS) in Queensland, Australia. This program aimed to reduce the electrici…
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Opower’s Home Energy Report, Minnesota

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In 2009, Opower, an energy information software company, partnered with a Minnesota utility company to provide residential customers of the utility company with customized home en…
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Burlington’s Ice Rink Energy Competition

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The following case study explores how the City of Burlington’s Ice Rink Energy Competition employed a low cost, easily replicable approach to significantly reduce energy consumpti…
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Class 5 Energy

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Class 5 Energy was an approach to energy reduction developed in White Bear Lake Minnesota that was tested in two unique settings – a school and a healthcare facility. Using materi…
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Energy Connect

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Kady Cowan, founder of Energy Connect, designed the program with a specific focus on engaging frontline facilities management staff, building operators, mechanics, and engineers i…
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Alameda’s Green Purchasing Program

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As part of Alameda County’s (California, USA) goal to achieve a minimum 15% reduction in operational greenhouse gas emissions, the County’s Climate Executive Committee identified …
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Capitol Hill In Motion

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Created in King County, Washington, Capitol Hill In Motion was a campaign designed to encourage car users and car-owning households in communities where 70% of people were already…
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GCC Active and Safe Routes to School (2008 on)

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First implemented in 1997, Green Communities Canada’s national Active and Safe Routes to School Program (GCC’s ASRTS) saw great initial success, though over time, individual schoo…
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