A push is underway in Wisconsin to criminalize co-sleeping deaths if the adult has been drinking. The city of Milwaukee has been working for years to curtail co-sleeping deaths, as their numbers have climbed.
30,000 square foot green roof and solar panels sit a top of Milwaukee's Central Library.
Better Buildings Challenge director Maria Vargas toured Central Library and its green roof during her Milwaukee visit.
Taj Schoening says energy efficiency even went underground in below-ground book storage areas. Every other fixture empty - that's all the light needed.
Where steam meets the Central Library
Credit Susan Bence
The Wells' chandelier is about to go - it's neither original to the building nor energy efficient. The 650 incandescent light bulbs lining the ceiling will also be eliminated. Instead, LEDS will indirectly light the space.
Eric Nordeen plugged into Milwaukee's Me2 Program to retrofit the Wells Building with energy effficiencies.
Rooftop fluid coolers - part of HVAC improvements at the Wells.
Steam heat and air conditioning systems now "talk" to one another saving massive amounts of energy at Mlwaukee Athletic Club.
Eddie Hughes and Kevin Mamerow hired through Milwaukee's residential preference program - an element of City's Me2 program.