Cool Cities look to federal stimulus funding and to more media coverage.

It is a great time to be a Cool Community, and it is about to get even better. Stimulus funding will boost local energy efficiency and clean energy initiatives already in place. Greensboro is an excellent example of a Cool City poised for action.

Greensboro City Council approved an energy performance contract with Pepco Energy Services. The $6.1 million contract will pay for solar hot water systems at the Melvin Municipal Office Building and five fire stations, 9,000 new energy-efficient light fixtures, new air handlers for City Hall, and a chiller for The Depot and the Bardolph Building on Washington Street.

Similar actions will soon be funded by the stimulus package, saving our Cool Cities big green. Read more on news-record.com.

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