The Catholic Church is the largest facility owner in the world! That is quite a distinction. As such, we have the opportunity to be a leader in being “green.” At our conference in Phoenix last spring, there was much talk about Laudato Si and how to act on it. The tricky part is how to finance these energy efficiency efforts.
Click on the link below to read a great article published in the National Catholic Reporter about the Archdiocese of Chicago’s continued efforts to be responsible property owners. This article features Jennifer Shankie, who has since left the Archdiocese of Chicago and is now the Director of Energy Services with Catholic Covenant Energies. This article talks about ways to implement changes at little or no cost.
CCFM has previously recorded webinars on our website, www.ccfm.net, regarding energy efficiency – best practices and benchmarking. Contact us if you have further questions: firstname.lastname@example.org