West Palm Beach Mayor Jeri Muoio is one of more than 250 leaders from diverse sectors who has stepped up to the Better Buildings Challenge, representing more than 3.5 billion square feet, 650 manufacturing plants, and $5.5 billion in financing investments. Mayor Muoio is also representing the city in COP21 Paris climate talks.
Under Mayor Muoio's leadership, the city recently adopted, “Rethink Paradise: West Palm Beach, Sustainability Action Plan,” which targets greenhouse gas emission reductions, energy/water conservation, and community empowerment. West Palm Beach leaders successfully inspired local stakeholder engagement to drive efficiency action in the Sunshine State.
To date, the city has achieved a 21% savings in energy efficiency across 26 buildings, accounting for approximately 1.3 million square feet. West Palm Beach, along with other Better Buildings Challenge partners, is leading the way for others in achieving energy-saving solutions that are good for the global clean energy economy. Learn more about West Palm Beach’s progress in the Better Buildings Solution Center and more about Better Buildings Challenge partner results in the 2015 Progress Report.