Energy

  • Replaced over 200 streetlights with induction lighting in 2010 reducing energy use 97,840Kwh annually
  • Also in 2010 the City received a grant to replace an aging boiler/condenser in the Public Protection Facility saving 4,440 therms of natural gas and 40,840 kWh of electricity per year
  • In 2012, NMFR was awarded Silver LEED certification from U.S. Green Building Council for Station 36.  The station was designed and built using strategies aimed at achieving high performance in key areas of human and environmental health: sustainable site development, water savings, energy efficiency, material selection and indoor environmental quality.
  • In 2015 the City embarked on a three year program to replace 812 street lights with LED fixtures.  When complete in early 2017, the project will save 506,500 kWh annually