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PECI

About

logoPECI is a leader in the field of energy efficiency solutions. The nonprofit corporation designs and manages energy efficiency programs for utility providers, government organizations and other clients. PECI’s programs aim to promote the understanding and adoption of energy-efficient technology, and demonstrate the value of efficient homes, retail spaces, offices and warehouses. Founded in 1980 with offices now in Portland, Oregon and Northern and Southern California, PECI’s work helps save energy, natural resources and money.

Achievements

Gold Certification

  • Portland Headquarters occupy LEED Platinum building
  • Secure, covered bicycle parking with incentive for employees
  • Alternative transportation subsidy for public transit users
  • 23% of employees bike or walk to work, and nearly 50% commute via public transit the majority of the time
  • Employee-driven, voluntary Green Team leads outreach efforts, educational opportunities and internal sustainability efforts
  • Comprehensive recycling and composting program
  • Durable dishes and silverware in kitchen and coffee nooks; reusable takeout containers available to employees visiting food carts
  • Battery, CFL and electronic recycling program for office; employees can bring these items from home as well
  • Recycling program for clam-shell and film plastics
  • Double-sided printing or draft paper tray settings on all computers
  • All office supplies are delivered by bike (with the exception of paper)
  • Carbon offsets purchased for corporate air travel
  • Occupancy sensors for HVAC and lighting controls
  • Data Center uses server virtualization to more efficiently store data, reduce hardware, save space and minimize heat generation
  • Annual Kilowatt Cup energy reduction competition saw a 14% drop in energy usage in 2012
  • Robust online tracking system for consumption and generation of energy, waste, travel-related emissions and purchases

PECI Far West Fiber tour

PECI recycling area

Location

100 SW Main St Ste 1600, Portland, OR 97204
503-248-4636
http://www.peci.org