ELP Gold Leader - City and County of Denver


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City & County of Denver
Denver
Member since 2010


The City and County of Denver is Colorado’s capital and the most populous city in the state.
  • Denver Police Department implemented anti-idle technology: 6.44% improvement in MPG saving $6,813 & 1685.60 gallons of fuel; in 2015 DPD reduced carbon footprint by 112.91 metric tons.
  • Public Works expanded recycling/composting and saved $38K-$65K annually on disposal costs.
  • Parks & Rec reduced electricity by 5.3% in Golf; completed Parks recycling pilots; and exceeded19% canopy coverage goal to reduce urban heat island effect.
  • Denver Fire Departments reduced energy costs 39% from 2011 via efficient heating systems, windows, and doors.
  • Arts & Venues reduced waste tonnage billed at DPAC by 50-75%/month with automated compactor monitoring system; and achieved 1st energy reduction since 2010.