This guide is designed to help city government staff work with internal communications teams, stakeholders, media, and the broader community when publicly launching a program.
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This guide provides an overview of what case studies and fact sheets are, how to develop them, and also provides city examples from Boston, Reno, and Des Moines.
This guide provides an overview of how to craft an effective blog post and also provides city examples from Chicago and Salt Lake City.
This guide explains the value of press releases for a city’s communications strategy and provides details on how to write press releases and make the most out of them.
This guide details the elements of a good energy story and provides tips on getting in contact with the media.
This primer provides an overview to key issues in energy efficiency financing and existing financing and emerging energy efficiency-focused financing mechanisms.
This fact sheet provides an overview of the ways in which city officials can make available tools and mechanisms for financing efficiency in private sector buildings.
This fact sheet provides an overview of the ways city officials can finance energy efficiency investments in municipal buildings.
This guide is designed to assist city leadership and their building departments in working together to implement an effective strategy to achieve high levels of energy code compliance for new and renovated buildings.
This fact sheet highlights the benefits of performing a code compliance assessment, as well as describes the four-phases of the assessment methodology for code compliance.