Affordable Green for the Small-Business Owner


Save Energy, Save Money

Read about Gianna Cerbone, and her use of Energy Efficiency in her small business.

“Almost all the appliances are ENERGY STAR™ appliances, including the gelato-maker. And the light fixtures are energy-efficient as well.”

That’s Gianna Cerbone talking, owner and chef at Manducatis Rustica, which she founded three years ago in Long Island City, Queens.

Cerbone grew up in LIC, and her restaurant…[Read the rest]

The small-business owner is the engine that quietly drives the economy of the United States. The man or woman who owns a restaurant, starts a laundromat or opens an auto-repair shop is the person who makes the nation run.

But as a small-business owner, you also know about tight profit margins.

Reducing your energy use will save you money, pure and simple.

The Department of Energy (DOE) estimates that a small business can expect a 10% to 30% reduction in energy use by using energy-saving measures and replacing inefficient equipment with Energy Star®-rated equipment.

Just think what you could do with the money you save. Hire that extra chef, repaint the walls–buy the new computer you need.

To discuss these services with someone at CEC, please contact
Sarah Gaddis or call Sarah: 718-784-1444, ext. 108.