Housing Authority of the City of Palatka, FL: Energy performance

Cumulative (vs 2013 baseline)7%
Annual (2019)-1%

Better Buildings Challenge Partners strive to decrease portfolio-wide source energy use intensity (EUI) and to increase the percent improvement compared to a set baseline. Palatka Housing Authority's portfolio consists of five buildings and 432,000 square feet. Palatka has improved energy performance by 7% from a 2013 baseline, making progress towards a goal of 20% by 2023.


Looking at the percent improvement in energy performance across all properties can provide insight into how an organization is saving energy. Palatka Housing Authority has achieved energy performance improvement  between 2% and 6% at three of its properties. There is one property that has experienced an increase in Source EUI. This property has been targeted for future energy efficiency improvements.

Identifying Opportunities for Improvement

Property-level energy performance metrics, including EUI and percent improvement to date, are critical to track progress over time and identify opportunities for additional energy savings. Palatka Housing Authority's portfolio consists of properties with a wide range of baseline EUI values, most of which are from 120 to 150 kBtu/sq. ft. The majority of properties have shown energy improvement since 2013. The properties located near or below the 0% axis may present good opportunities for further savings.