Green Life, Green Brea
By facing the challenge of sustainability head on, Brea has made inroads towards an economically and environmentally balanced future. The City engages in retrofitting of older buildings, new solar installations, drought tolerant planning, and information outreach in order to promote a more environmentally minded community.
Brea was recognized as a finalist by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Business Civic Leadership Center for the Sustainable Community Award and the Climate Registry has awarded Brea as a “Cool Planet” for its efforts. The City itself recognizes businesses and organizations for exemplary energy and water conservation with its Green Life, Green Brea Award.