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    About the City of Asheville Office of Sustainability

    The Office of Sustainability works with all departments across the City to integrate sustainable design, technology and practice into municipal operations, infrastructure, and services. The target is an 80% municipal carbon footprint reduction from a 2008 baseline by 2030. As of 2013 the City has achieved a 25% reduction. Check out the links below to learn about specific initiatives: 

      

    Idling

    Idling
    Emissions

    Windows
    or AC

    Stress on the Ignition

    Tire
    Pressure

    Regular Maintenance

    Warming up a Vehicle

    Vehicle Emissions

    Excess
    Weight

    Efficient
    Vehicles


     

    Community Carbon Footprint Baseline Infograph


     

     

     

     

     

    Municipal Operations Annual Reports

    The City is responsible for a 22.6% reduction in municipal carbon footprint since 2008.

    Previous Reports:

    Carbon Footprint Annual Report 2013
    Carbon Footprint Annual Report 2012
    AVL Sustainability Update FY11
    Carbon Footprint Report 2009-2010

     

    Sustainable Energy


    Sustainable Development and Economic Development Resources

     

    Partnerships


     

    City of Asheville Office of Sustainability Staff

       MAGGIE ULLMAN
     Chief Sustainability Officer

     Location: Asheville City Hall, 533
     Mailing Address: P.O. Box 7148, Asheville, NC 28802
     Office Phone: 828-271-6141
     Email: mullman@ashevillenc.gov
     
       KERBY SMITHSON
     Energy Analyst

     Location: Asheville City Hall, Fifth Floor
     Mailing Address: P.O. Box 7148, Asheville, NC 28802
     Office Phone: 828-251-4057
     Email: ksmithson@ashevillenc.gov





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