The City of Orlando launched Green Works in 2007, with targets of annual utility savings of $5 million by 2015 and greenhouse gas neutrality by 2030. TLC conducted ASHRAE Level II energy audits as well as recommended and implemented energy conservations measures. Phase 1 involved 27 municipal facilities while Phase 2 includes an additional 55 city-owned buildings, including City Hall and the Amway Center.
Energy retrofits included improvements to heating and cooling equipment, lighting and lighting control. The City also installed a BACnet controls network (EMS) to monitor the environmental quality of each building, as well as the performance of the individual energy conservation measures. Phase 1 resulted in annual utility savings of $136,000 while Phase 2 is anticipated to save the City $2 million annually.