Honeywell has begun an energy efficiency and conservation program project with the Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh (HACP). The project will affect of 20,000 Pittsburgh-area residents. —
HACP will use those savings — guaranteed through a 12-year performance contract with Honeywell — to finance the improvements. As a result, the project will not impact the authority’s capital budget or require additional taxpayer dollars.
The work is expected to have a significant environmental impact as well,cutting annual carbon emissions by nearly 16 million pounds. According to figures from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, this is the same amount of carbon dioxide generated each year by the energy use of 640 single-family homes. The reduction is also equivalent to removing more than 1,300 vehicles from the road. Read the article