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.
Sweet Spot Skirts is sewing itself a bright future in downtown Vancouver. And using energy efficient lighting in its flagship store has helped make the showroom shine while lowering energy costs at the same time.
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.