ENERGY EFFICIENCY FOR BUSINESS

Becoming more energy efficient is more than simply being a good citizen.  For a business, it can be the equivalent to reducing costs - which can increase profitability and cash flow.  Here are a few programs that can assist you.

Energy Star®

Designed specifically for Californians, provides comprehensive links for energy upgrades, including information for getting started, finding Energy Star® products and stores, finding local assistance and rebates, financing options, resources for manufacturers, and technical support.

http://www.energystar.gov/

PG&E’s Business Edge Program

This program is designed to help small businesses cut costs and increase profit margins.  Through a compilation of reports and other sources of information, Business Edge will provide strategies that address the unique needs of your industry.

http://www.pge.com/biz/energy_tools_resources/biz_edge/

Regional Environmental Business Resource & Assistance Center (REBRAC)

Offers on-site and more comprehensive energy audits.  With their huge database of resources – financial and otherwise – REBRACs can help small businesses find the financial resources needed to fund energy saving changes.  They can also help small and mid-size businesses handle environmental compliance, health and safety training, pollution prevention, recycling, and, of course, energy efficiency.

(800) 337-1422
www.rebrac.org

WATER MANAGEMENT FOR BUSINESS

San Luis County Water Resources

Integrated Regional Water Management (IRWM) is a collaborative effort to manage all aspects of water resources in a region.

  • Crosses jurisdictional, watershed, and political boundaries
  • Involves multiple agencies, stakeholders, individuals, and groups
  • Addresses regional issues and differing perspectives of all the entities involved through mutually beneficial solutions.
  • Develops multi-benefit solutions
  • http://www.slocountywater.org   
  • (805) 781-7200

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