Reducing Waste in Business
Local businesses of all sizes, from small retailers to large manufacturers, are finding ways to reduce energy use, improve safety and comfort, and lower operating costs through utility programs. See what some commercial and industrial customers have done to cut out wasted energy, increase efficiency and boost the company’s bottom line.
Privately-held, family-owned Columbia Machine has been designing and manufacturing industrial machines in Clark County for more than 75 years. “Our team has always believed in being a good neighbor,” explains Bryan Goodman, Vice President of Manufacturing Operations. That means caring for its employees and its resources for both the present and future.
Like many good things that happen at Dick Hannah Dealerships, the 63-year-old locally owned auto sales and service company, cutting down on energy waste wasn’t a top down corporate decision but rather the result of an employee-led brainstorm. The greatest area of opportunity for Dick Hannah Dealerships according to the energy assessment was in upgrading lighting systems.