Greening The People’s Home
THE GOAL: Reduce Energy Consumption at the Mansion 15% by 2010 and 30% by 2014
Using fuel-efficient equipment, water conservation, native plants, fewer chemicals, and soil nutrients.
Organic solutions and plantings to reduce the mansion’s carbon footprint.
Expanding existing paper, plastic, glass, and aluminum recycling program.
Compost food and yard waste and implement a recycled content purchasing policy.
Replacing conventional light bulbs, using low flow fixtures and weather sealing and Energy Star appliances.
Incorporate solar energy; explore geothermal.
Mansion guests will witness use of new green technologies and learn what to do in their own homes.
urturing the Local Environment
Greater use of hybrid vehicles and use of locally grown or organic produce.
Host a weekly Farmers’ Market on the Capitol grounds.
The Governor's Mansion Energy Goals
Energy Reduction Plan
In Mansion's Energy Use by World Equestrian Games
In Mansion Energy Use By Centennial Celebration
Kentucky Unbridled Spirit (TM)
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