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Energy and Sustainability

 
County Programs
For additional information on County programs visit:
Save The Rain
Onondaga County's Climate Action Plan
Energy
     •  Maximize the energy efficiency and use of renewable energy at County facilities.
Green Building
Green Building Products
     • Facilities Management's designers & trade staff regularly consider the use of green building methods & materials for self- 
       performed projects and in association with outside consultants.
LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design)
    • Renovation work on existing buildings uses LEED Silver criteria as a baseline.
    • New Construction projects are to be designed to achieve LEED Silver certification.
Specific Sustainable Projects
Composting
War Memorial Arena
     •  Civic Center Cafeteria (pre-consumer)
 
Energy Efficient Lighting
     •  Branch Libraries
     •  Civic Center - various renovations, elevator lobbies (LED)
     •  County Office Building - 2013-2014 renovations (LED)
     •  MetroWater, Parks and WEB facilities
     •  Oncenter parking garage
     •  Oncenter parking lot (LED)
     •  Public Safety Building - various renovations (LED)
     •  War Memorial Arena (LED)
War Memorial Arena
 
LED Lighting
Electric Vehicle Charging Stations  
     •  Oncenter parking lot
Convention Center Green Roof
 
Energy Saving
     •  Heat Recovery for Justice Center Hot Water
     •  Improved Chilled Water Piping
     •  Variable Speed Drives at various locations
        (reduces motor energy use)
     •  War Memorial Cooling Tower
 
Energy Star Appliances
     •  Various renovations
 
Nicholas J. Pirro Convention Center
Green Vegetative Roof
Green Vegetative Roof
     •  Erie Canal Museum Visitors Center  
     •  Hazard Branch Library  
     •  Jamesville Correctional Facility
War Memorial Cistern System
     •  Nicholas J. Pirro Convention Center
 
Misc.
     •  Big Belly Trash Compactor -
        Oncenter Convention Center, Rosamond Gifford Zoo
     •  Water Bottle Filling Stations -
        current and future renovations
     • Dyson Airblade hand dryers -
        Board of Elections, Atrium Public Bathrooms, DA Office
 
Recycling
War Memorial
     •  Aluminum / Glass / Paper
Rainwater Reuse Cistern System
     •  Batteries  
     •  Light Bulbs  
     •  Metals
Beaver Lake Nature Center
     •  Paints
 
Rain Gardens to Collect Roof Runoff
     •  Board of Elections
     •  Erie Canal Museum
     •  Beauchamp, Hazard, Mundy, Petit and White Library branches
 
Porous Pavement
     •  Onondaga County parking lot B
     •  Oncenter parking lot
 
Beaver Lake Nature Center
Solar Panels
Solar Panels
     •  Beaver Lake Nature Center  
   
Rainwater Reuse  
     •  War Memorial Cistern System - collects rainwater and  
        snowmelt from roof for arena ice  
   
Water Bottle Filling Station
Electric Vehicle Charging Station
Big Belly Trash Compactor
Current & Future Renovations
Oncenter Parking Lot
Oncenter Convention Center
Water Bottle Filling Station
Electric Vehicle Charging Station
Big Belly Trash Compactor
     
Trash and Recycling Receptacles
OCRRA Battery Recycling
Dyson Airblade Hand Dryer
Civic Center Atrium
Civic Center Atrium
Civic Center Atrium Bathrooms
Trash and Recycling Receptacles
OCRRA Battery Recycling
Dyson Airblade Hand Dryer
     
 
 
 
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