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7 Free Tools to Green Your Business

7 Free Tools to Green Your Business (via sustainablog) Presenting as both a trend and a necessity, people around the world are working everyday to find new and innovative ways to limit the impact of their lives, both personal and professional, on the Earth. While there are obvious offenders all around us, we can all […]

March 13th

2011 Energy Star Emerging Technology Award Winners Reuse Wasted Energy

This series is made possible by energy-efficiency specialists WellHome and their Home Weatherization Giveaway Sweepstakes. Take a quick visual quiz of your home’s energy use to see your potential yearly savings. Hurry! For your shot at a grand prize of $2500 in energy efficiency upgrades, enter by March 20! The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) […]

March 15th

12 Great (Free) Energy Efficiency Resources

After on my post last week on on-bill financing, I was asked if I knew of similar programs in other states or federal programs doing similar things. First, I should note that I believe OBF is the most significant energy efficiency opportunity available to small businesses and many are totally unaware of it. That said, here are a bunch of additional free resources available to businesses interested in improving energy efficiency.

August 17th

Quick Tips To Make Your Company More Green

Besides the obvious environmental perks of implementing eco-friendly gadgets to the office, it also is a good PR move for your company.  Marketing your company as not only the best in your industry, but doing it eco-friendly can be very beneficial. Some companies won’t work with companies until they have been certified as green.  Obama […]

July 12th

19 Free (Green) Tools for Small Businesses

Another post inspired by a HARO request.  This time it was an ask for low or no-cost tools used by small businesses.  I did a quick search for the word “free” in my book and realized there are dozens.  Here are my 19 favorites: Free energy-efficiency information, resources, and technical advice—ENERGY STAR for Small Business […]

June 12th