‘Green Business’ has certainly become a popular throw around word these days. How do you care about the environment but not affect your bottom line… I think the truth is you can’t in most industries. Some investments I’ve made pay back in a couple years… others are gong to take a decade before I see a return. Most of the studio upgrades have focused around insulation, changing to lower wattage efficient fixtures and high efficiency appliances and heaters. Although some have an initial higher cost, in the long term they all pay pack and make a difference.
FortisBC recently offered business and industry clients the option of signing up for renewable natural gas. The Renewable Natural Gas program is designed to help companies reduce their carbon emissions while supporting the implementation of renewable energy technologies in BC. Produced from methane gas generated from organic waste found at local farms and landfills, infrastructure is being created to not capture the emissions that would have previoulsy gone to waste and polluted the environment.
Check out ‘Gasland’ at this ink if you would like to learn more. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dZe1AeH0Qz8