Green Business

For many leading companies, green business is synonymous with good business. Investing in policies, programs and products to improve the sustainability of your operations and reduce your carbon footprint makes sense for your financial bottom line, and also for your employees and the broader community.

No matter the size of your business, you can take steps to reduce your energy and water use, as well as your waste, each and every day. Small changes can add up to big savings and you can attract and retain environmentally conscious customers and employees. The Fairfax County Office of Environmental and Energy Coordination is here to help and offers regular updates on green business opportunities and trends.


The resources below include financial incentives and information that can be applied to help grow your green business. Use the links to access online tools, resource guides, program information, and other information that can elevate your sustainability game.


Type of Resource Source Link
Information and Incentives Dominion Energy Save Energy - Non-Residential Programs
Information/Tips and Tricks Virginia Energy Sense At Work Tips
Online Tool ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager Benchmarking Tool
Product Guide ENERGY STAR ENERGY STAR Products
Resource Guide ENERGY STAR Save Energy In New Construction
Step-By-Step Guide ENERGY STAR Build An Energy Program
Promotional Materials ENERGY STAR Communications Toolkit
Program Information Department of Energy Better Buildings Initiative
Energy Efficiency Guidance Department of Energy Design and Decision Support Guides
Program Information Department of Energy Appliance and Equipment Standards Program
Program Information Department of Energy Emerging Technologies Program
Topic Overview Department of Energy Zero Energy Buildings
Office Overview Department of Energy Advanced Manufacturing Office
Resource Guide Environmental Protection Agency Center For Corporate Climate Leadership
Product/Resource Guide Environmental Protection Agency Sustainable Marketplace For Greener Products And Services
Online Tool Environmental Protection Agency Greenhouse Gas Equivalencies Calculator


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