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MEREDA event to examine Portland 2030 District

The Times Record – PORTLAND

A program of the Greater Portland Council of Governments, the Portland 2030 District is a collaborative local community of high-performance buildings in downtown Portland that aims to reduce energy and water consumption and reduce emissions from transportation, while increasing competitiveness in the business environment and owners’ returns on investment.

Join the Maine Real Estate & Development Association for breakfast on Nov. 7 from 7:30-9 a.m. at the Holiday Inn By the Bay for an overview on the accomplishments and current efforts of the district.

This will be followed by a case study on cost savings and insights into how to get started on reducing energy consumption in your commercial buildings.

What is the Portland 2030 District? How will it reach of its goal of reducing energy and water consumption and transportation emissions 50 percent by 2030 in commercial and multi-family buildings in downtown Portland? Read more of the article here…