Sierra Club recognizes Mayor Nutting for signing U.S. Mayors Climate Protection Agreement
Sierra Club recognizes Mayor Nutting for signing U.S. Mayors Climate Protection Agreement


Attached Document or FileList of Participating Cities Link to a map of the US showing cities who have signed the US Mayors Climate Protection Agreement
Attached Document or FileHome Energy Calulator Very detailed home energy audit tool. Provides summary, cost savings, suggestions for improvements, and carbon impact. Simply click on the link, enter your zip code and answer the questions. Calculator develped by Lawrence Berkely National Laboratory.
Attached Document or FileEfficiency Maine Website provides information, assistance on Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) and REBATES ($$) for enegy efficient projects and purchases. Efficiency MAINE is administered by the Maine Public Utilities Commission and offers specific assistance to business, citys and towns, and residents.
Attached Document or FileEPA's WaterSense Website EPA provides helpful information on conserving energy through water conservation measures.
Attached Document or FileEnergy Star Website with access to FREE online presentations, training, web conferences, and Energy Star building performance rating calculators.
Attached Document or FileDiesel Retrofit Calculator Free EPA software to quantify emission reductions related to diesel vehicle retrofits, replacements, fuel switching, etc.
Attached Document or FileClean Air-Cool Planet Based in Manchester, NH Clean Air-Cool Planet (CA-CP) is dedicated to finding and promoting solutions to global warming. CA-CP is a great resource for individuals and businesses.
Attached Document or FileEPA Green Vehicle Guide Online searchable database of EPA mileage estimates and greenhouse gas emissions data for a wide range of passenger vehicle years, makes, and models. A great site to research before buying a new or used auto.

Comprehensive Energy Improvements

UPDATED March 8, 2007 - The City of Biddeford is soliciting qualifications from Performance Contractors with experience and strong in-house service and maintenance capabilities to develop and implement a comprehensive energy efficient management and mechanical program. The selected firm will provide the necessary facility audits, conceptual design, engineering, installation, savings monitoring and guarantee, service and maintenance, and project financing required to implement such a program.

A paper copy of the Request for Qualifications (RFQ) may be obtained at the City Clerk’s Office, Biddeford City Hall, 205 Maine Street, Biddeford, Maine 04005 during normal business hours.  An electronic copy may be obtained by contacting Brian Phinney, Environmental Code Officer, City of Biddeford at phone (207) 571-0032 or by clicking on the "Comprehensive Energy Efficiency Improvements - RFQ" link above.

Qualification submittals are due by Thursday, March 22 at 3:00 PM. The RFQ document contains additional details and submittal requirements.

Update: March 22, 2007 3:00 PM - A public opening of the RFQ responses occurred at Biddeford City Hall at 3:00 PM.  A summary of the RFQ responses is available by selecting the "Comprehensive Energy Efficiency Improvements - RFQ" link above.  Paper copies of the responses will be available for public review in the City Clerk's Office through Friday, March 30, 2007.