Placer County, CA


Challenge Commitment
5Million Square Feet
Goals Progress
20%Reduction in Energy Intensity

Placer County is committed to job creation, increasing the efficient use of water and energy, and reducing environmental impact. Through mPOWER Placer, the County’s Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program, property owners can access financing to install energy efficiency, water conservation, and renewable energy retrofits. The program was launched in 2010 and will continue to provide education and information to private property owners regarding energy efficiency. mPOWER Placer will also work with schools and other municipal building owners to facilitate the installation of energy efficiency improvements using local municipal financial resources.

As a Better Buildings Challenge Partner, Placer County is committed to reducing its building energy usage 20% by 2020 in five million square feet of building space. The County will achieve this through continuous energy efficiency improvements across a combination of local government, school, and private sector facilities.