The Office of Sustainability is addressing the importance of sustainable buildings and communities. These reports and programs will provide you information on energy reduction initiatives specifically within the building and transportation sectors.
Better Buildings is stimulus-funded program through the Department of Energy and the City of San Antonio, who has contracted with CPS Energy to implement the CPS Energy Savers Program to assist residential and commercial customers with low cost energy audits, financing options, and rebates for the installation of energy efficiency measures. Customer testimonials state how the program has helped them realize their home’s energy consumption and how much money they have saved.
The City Lights Program is stimulus-funded through the Department of Energy to aid small businesses with lighting audits and financing to install energy efficient indoor lighting.
Economic Development Planning Tool (PDF)
The Economic Development Planning Tool is an information and technology platform for the City to quantify the impacts of jobs and income when energy-related sustainability policies are enacted.
Green Shade Program
CPS Energy customers can learn how to qualify for a $50 rebate for planting a tree at a home, business, school or non-profit.
Find out more about the Green Shade Program.
Neighborhood Sustainability Report (PDF)
The Neighborhood Sustainability Report identifies and measures sustainability indicators for 275 neighborhoods across the City of San Antonio. The tool utilizes ninety sustainability indicators including current energy and water consumption, vehicle miles traveled, pollution emissions (including greenhouse gas emissions), and carbon footprint.