Nationwide, small businesses spend more than $60 billion per year to keep their lights on and the temperature controlled.
Morgantown's commercial sector has been identified as the largest contributor to greenhouse gas emissions and the largest consumer of energy from fossil fuels, and it is responsible for 40% of all emissions from the Morgantown community (See Phase 1 Final Report (PDF)
). Commercial businesses in the Morgantown area have many opportunities to reduce energy consumption, promote sustainability and save money (See Phase 2 Final Report (PDF)
The toolkit for business owners includes: