Green Blog

Our team members periodically post Blogs which are also listed on this website as well as at www.greendealersupportblog.com   They are post in three categories: 

  • Going Green - Green ideas you can use in your business or away from your business
  • Green Facts - Sorting out things people are saying about green
  • How We Work - Some frequently asked information on how we go about doing what we do

 

 Recent Blogs:

September 30, 2014 Using a Little Less Water - One area of environmental sustainability that is often overlooked is water use reduction. For car dealers the biggest .....

August 31, 2014 "Sustainability" - In more general terms, sustainability is the endurance of systems and processes.I think I first knew about that word.....

July 31, 2014 Why Go Green? - The world is growing by leaps and bounds as measured by the world population. In 1922 there were 2 billion people in the world. By 2000 there were 6 billion and by 2050 it is projected there.....

June 30, 2014 Energy Efficiency is About the Whole Package - When businesses consider doing a lighting upgrade they often think in the terms of changing to more efficient bulbs like LED or a more efficient HVAC system that is 95% efficient. These are good .....

May 31, 2014   What Gets Measured Gets .... - The adage of “What Get Measured, Gets Done” has been around for a long time but for the purpose of this blog.....

February 28, 2014     Will The Grid Go Away - For years, low-cost renewable-plus-battery systems were seen as a unlikely and not a threat to mainstream electricity delivery any time soon. By far, the limiting factor.....

January 9, 2014     Green Initiatives have a Positive Impact on Profits - Green initiatives within dealership operations are becoming a way of life for many dealerships. New car dealers are already.....

December 25, 2013     Supporting a Cause is Good for Business - Large businesses are very visible when it comes to Corporate Social Policy and  Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and we.....

November 30, 2013     Energy-Who Used All The Energy - We are often asked “in a car dealership what are the major users of energy?” Stepping back.....

September 30, 2013     Zero Landfill - In the US industrial facilities send 7.6 billion tons of nonhazardous waste to landfills. This according to the EPA.....

August 31, 2013     Solar Energy - The Tipping Point - No longer a mere suggestion of what might be, renewable energy is hitting a tipping point, with far-reaching implications. For the first.....

June 30, 2013   Manufacturer Green Dealer Programs - We are hearing more every day about OEM’s and their Green Dealer Recognition Programs. We are pleased to see.....

May 31, 2013    Pollution Prevention - Pollution Prevention (P2)is defined as preventing or minimizing waste generation, or the environmentally sound reuse or recycling of those waste.....

March 31, 2013     Taking it to the Next Level - Energy Use Reduction - Almost everyone is interested in reducing expenses and in a car dealership the reduction of energy use is a great place to do that. In fact some dealers .....

February 28, 2013     Plastic Waste - As a country we are generating a lot of plastic that is either disposed of in landfills or recycled. Some recent .....

January 31, 2013     Going Green - Car dealers that practice sustainability have as little as possible negative effect on the environment. Green car dealers use .....

December 28, 2012     Business E-waste - It is estimated that 80% of e-waste in the United States ends up in landfills. Globally 40 million tons of e-waste are sent to landfills, dumps or are incinerated. There are over 600 million .....

November 30, 2012  Community Involvement - Business everyday are moving toward being more involved in their communities. Here we will address specifically.....

October 8, 2012   Can You Recycle It? - Most everyone I know talks about that they believe in recycling both at work and in their personal lives. It is a good thing to do.....

September 10, 2012   LED; is now the time? - A couple of years ago, I would not have recommended to anyone use LED bulbs. They were just too expensive and.....

August 24, 2012   The Energy Star Challenge - Each year in the US, commercial buildings use about $200 billion worth of  electricity and natural gas. It is estimated that about 30% of that is wasted.....

August 13 2012     Energy Star Products were first introduced in the mid 1990′s with a preference toward office.....

August 6, 2012   What Does Green Mean to You? Let's play word association -- I say "green" and at least some dealers might say......

August 3, 2012   Green Tips that can be useful in your business or at home are always good reminders. From time to time.....

July 30, 2012   Energy Star is a very recognized brand name. The organization was created in 1992 as a joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy. They claim .....

July 24, 2012   What is the ROI?   Dealers I talk to are always telling me that if they are going to do something “green” they like for it to have a good Return on Investment (ROI).....

July 22, 2012   Hello Fellow Green Enthusiast This blog is a continuation of the roll out of Green Dealer Support and will be an added way to get information.....

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