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HERO receives Green California Leadership Award!

The HERO Program was presented with a Leadership Award for Energy Efficiency during the Green California Summit in Sacramento on April 8.

Each year, public sector sustainability in California is recognized at the Leadership Awards Ceremony during the Green California Summit. This year’s awards, capturing outstanding initiatives and programs in eight different categories, were presented at the Summit’s Awards Reception at the Sacramento Convention Center.

Now in its eighth year, this conference highlights the wide range of policies, programs, strategies and technologies that are being implemented to preserve the natural resources of the Golden State.

The HERO Program, developed and administered by the Western Riverside Council of Governments (WRCOG), won this year’s Leadership Award in the category of Energy Efficiency. Providing financing access to residential and commercial property owners who wish to make energy efficiency, renewable energy or water conservation improvements to their properties, HERO is the nation’s largest Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Program. Read more.