Rank/ID
Team
Top 34 Proposed Strategies
Initial Cost
O&M Impact Carbon Impact Payback
#1
EE-1-11
Building Climate Controls and
Technology Interface
Load-shedding/demand-response algorithms using automation infrastructure and Periscope;
smart buildings; building-wide thermostats with motion sensors and smart schedulers
$$$
Decrease in Costs
```
Mid-Term
#2
FLT-1-29
Consolidate Collection of Recyclables and
Outdoor Solid Waste from City Parks
Pick up recyclables and waste from Parks in same trip
(
Business
Case Evaluation conducted for this strategy)
$$$
Decrease in Costs
```
Mid-Term
#3
EE-1-53
Building Envelope Improvements
Building weather-proofing, glazing improvements, etc.
$
2
Decrease in Costs
```
Short-Term
#4
EE-1-72
Raleigh Convention Center Preventative
Maintenance Plan Implementation
Implement plan for the Convention Center
$$
Decrease in Costs
``
Mid-Term
#5
EE-1-35
Building Interior
Light Controls
Control based on ambient light level and motion detection
$
2
Decrease in Costs
``
Short-Term
#6
EE-1-63
Solar Thermal for
Heating City Pools
Pre-heat pool water at aquatics centers with solar
$
Decrease in Costs
``
Short-Term
#7
CR-1-02
Increase Recycling
Container Size
Reduce number of trucks and trips, and increase volume of
recyclables to be processed
$$
Decrease in Costs;
Revenue Neutral
`
Mid-Term
#8
FLT-1-10
Fleet Alternative Fuel Vehicles
Continue to replace fleet with alternative fuel and hybrid vehicles
$$
No Change
``
Mid-Term
#9
EE-1-36
LED Lighting in Parking Decks
Install LED lights in all City parking decks
(
Business Case
Evaluation conducted for this strategy)
$$
Decrease in Costs
``
Mid-Term
#10
CR-1-32
Future Water Efficiency
Continued water efficiency programs and efforts
$
Decrease in Costs
```
Mid- to
Long-Term
#11
CR-1-28
Real Time Energy Management
Operations Optimization Project
Water distribution system pumping optimization project
$$
Decrease in Costs
``
Mid-Term
#12
EE-1-33
LED Street Lighting
Replace all street lights with LEDs
$
1
Decrease in Costs
``
Short-Term
#13
EE-1-32
Lighting Replacements by PUD
Lighting replacement in PUD operating facilities (induction lighting,
CFL, motion-detection)
$
1
Decrease in Costs
`
Mid-Term
#14
CR-1-13
Alternative to Methanol Use at Neuse
River WWTP
Use alternative, green carbon sources for the denitrification process
at the wastewater treatment plant
$$$
No Change
```
n/a
#15
EE-1-21
Energy Efficiency Policy for
City LEED Buildings
Policy for LEED to concentrate points for energy efficiency
$
Decrease in Costs
`
Mid-Term
#16
EE-1-52
Energy-Efficient Vending Machines
Procure energy-efficient vending machines; update contract terms for
vending machines to require Energy Star rating
$
Decrease in Costs;
No New Revenues
`
Short-Term
#17
CR-1-08
Tree Planting Programs
Carbon sequestration through several tree planting programs (Trees
Across Raleigh, NeighborWoods); plant over 3,000 trees per year
$
Increase in Costs
`
n/a
1
Assumes strategy is accomplished through end-of-service-life light fixture replacement
2
Assumes strategy is implemented as part of annual building maintenance