The city is committed to reducing the environmental consequences of the construction, reconstruction and operation of buildings and infrastructure with a focus on energy and water conservation.

Residential & Commercial

Going Solar in Winter Park

Winter Park has long been a leader in clean, sustainable energy, learn more about our solar power initiatives and how you can go solar in Winter Park. More ›

Financing for Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Improvements

PACE Financing and SELF enable low-cost, long-term funding for residential energy efficiency, renewable energy and water conservation projects. More ›

Residential

Energy Conservation Rebate Program

Did you know that Winter Park residents are able to receive a FREE energy use audit for their home? We also offer rebates for duct repair and attic insulation upgrades. Learn more ›

Energy Conservation Tips for your Home

What’s Your Score? EPA’s Home Energy Yardstick provides a simple assessment of your home’s annual energy use compared to similar homes. By answering a few basic questions about your home, you can get: Your home’s Home Energy Yardstick score (on a scale of 0 to 10); insights into how much of your home’s energy use is related to heating and cooling versus other everyday uses like appliances, lighting, and hot water; links to guidance from ENERGY STAR on how to increase your home’s score, improve comfort, and lower utility bills; and an estimate of your home’s annual carbon emissions.

Water Conservation Rebate Program

Residents are able to receive a FREE irrigation system audit and controller adjustment consultation. We also offer rebates for Energy Star® high efficiency washing machines and high efficiency toilet upgrades. Learn more ›

Water Conservation Tips for your Home

The average American family uses more than 300 gallons of water at home each day. EPA’s WaterSense provides easy steps you can take each day to save water, protect the environment, and save money.

Commercial

Building owners and managers across central Florida are invited to participate in the Central Florida Battle of the Buildings! This is a voluntary, fun competition to help building owners and manager across Central Florida reduce energy consumption and water consumption at their facility. Winter Park building owners and managers can email our office directly for technical assistance with CFBOTB and ESPM registration.

Have you registered with Energy Star® Portfolio Manager®?

You’ve heard it before: you can’t manage what you don’t measure. Building owners can measure and track energy and water consumption, as well as greenhouse gas emissions, for FREE with ENERGY STAR® Portfolio Manager®. Contact our office for assistance in setting up your account, retrieving your energy and water usage data, and signing up for the Central Florida Battle of the Buildings Challenge.

Energy Conservation Tips for your Business

Building owners, managers and tenants can find a variety of way to increase their energy savings by visiting Energy Star® Energy Strategies for Building & Plants. Here you can find customized energy conservation guides for large commercial operations, as well as guidance for small businesses (e.g., auto dealers, grocery and convenience stores, home-based businesses, lodging, and restaurants).

Green Building Certifications

Green building guidance and certification can be obtained from various providers such as: Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), National Green Building Standard, Florida Green Building Coalition (FGBC) Standard, and Green Globes.

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