Energy Efficiency Savings in Faith Institutions: A Pilot Project with the AME Church

This Joint Center report, Energy Efficiency Savings in Faith Institutions: A Pilot Project with the AME Church, documents a groundbreaking partnership with the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church to raise awareness and demonstrate the critical role of energy efficiency in saving resources at both the individual and church level, and in addressing our nation’s energy and environmental challenges. It offers essential lessons to faith leaders, advocates, policymakers and researchers looking to maximize the use of scarce resources and to encourage solutions that engage diverse populations. The pilot project delivered savings, raised awareness, generated enthusiasm and provided lessons for dealing with challenges that can impact success and highlighted how the AME Church could potentially save millions of dollars if resources were available to pursue a scaled-up energy efficiency effort.

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Thursday, August 15, 2013