Whenever we talk to businesses about return on investment, the biggest bang for the buck is always renewable energy, usually in the form of solar panels. They pay for themselves and save significant money over their lifetime. They are also an emission free way to serve your energy needs, and a huge contribution to greenhouse gas reductions to prevent climate change.
But not everyone has real estate, or a south facing roof, or a roof at all.
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Are you getting the most out of your green certification?
You’ve got your Green Business recognition. Now what? Use it to your advantage! Check out this video and info sheet for tips from recognized SF Green Businesses on how they promoted their recognition to grow the business and support their company’s image.
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Like many of our Green Businesses, Scotts Valley Cycle Sport owners were motivated to become Certified because of their involvement in their community. They are currently the only certified bike shop in all of Santa Cruz County. When I asked owners Andrew and Brittany Cavaletto why they wanted to green their operations, they linked it back to their lifestyle.
“We are already in a business where we try to ride a bike as much as we can, saving gas, preventing pollution, all that.
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