Energy conservation is a major challenge for many convention centers as the buildings are often operating on a near 24 hour basis. Here at the Colorado Convention Center, we look for creative ways to reduce our impact. Following the launch of our sustainable efforts, we reduced our energy consumption almost 29% compared with the previous year.
The system has been in place since 2008 and produces approximately 400,000 kilowatt-hours (kWh) annually. This saved the equivalent of 282 metric tons (MtCO2e) of carbon dioxide emissions as compared to conventionally produced electricity, which equates to the CO2 emissions of the following:
To learn more about what our panels are producing visit our Current Energy Saving Site.
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