Evaluation Information & Instructions
See bottom of survey for submission instructions & contact information
Print the sur...
18 Install quick closing toilet flappers & flushometer
Contact SNWA (702) 862-3734 for more information
19 Regularly monit...
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Want to be "greener," but unsure of how to go about making your business more environmentally-savvy without a lot of time and expense?

The Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce is introducing Green Roots, a new tiered program that gives members the tools and resources to launch, cultivate and expand the green efforts of their businesses. You can start slow or shoot for the stars with this self-audited program

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Green level 1 form

  1. 1. Evaluation Information & Instructions See bottom of survey for submission instructions & contact information Print the survey and complete boxes with an X or check mark Highlighted terms can be found on the Green Initiative page - Terms & Definitions www.lvchamber.com/programs/green The Roots - Level 1 Completed Not Applicable 1 Create an employee 'Green Team' with a lead or point person 2 Conduct a walk through evaluation of your facility * 3 Create an action list to possible changes using the results of the evaluation. 4 Learn how to read and monitor your gas, electric, and water bills to identify possible problems http://www.snwa.com/html/cons_tips_leak.html http://www.nvenergy.com/home/customercare/understandyourbill.cfm http://www.swgas.com/residential/howto/readbill/index.html http://www.allianceforwaterefficiency.org/WaterSmart_Guidebook_for_Businesses.aspx 5 Set your computers up to hibernate during the day 6 Turn desktop computers off at night and on weekends 7 Consolidate printers, set to double-sided, and print only when needed 8 Manage 'Phantom Loads' http://www.energy.gov/applianceselectronics.htm 9 Change 50% of lighting to energy efficient lighting $ http://www.nvenergy.com/surebet 10 Use day lighting http://www.nvenergy.com/surebet 11 Change air filters/furnace filters monthly 12 Use energy efficient thermostat settings and monitor daily http://www.nvenergy.com/saveenergy/business/energytips.cfm http://www.energysavers.gov/your_workplace/ 13 Set back air conditioning/heating at night http://www.nvenergy.com/saveenergy/business/energytips.cfm http://www.energysavers.gov/your_workplace/ 14 Inspect and correct cracks/gaps in the building on a monthly basis http://www.nvenergy.com/saveenergy/business/energytips.cfm 15 Insulate hot water tanks) and pipes Note: Water heaters should only be wrapped per mfg recommendation, not all units will benefit by wrapping http://www.energysavers.gov/your_home/water_heating/index.cfm/mytopic=13070 16 Use a broom instead of water for outdoor cleaning 17 Check on weekly basis inside and out for water systems leaking and repair Check the appropriate box Green Roots Level 1 ‒ The Roots 80% of all applicable items of each tier must be completed to each that level $ - Indicates rebates or incentives available to your business to go "green". Resources are highlighted to help you complete your level survey Page 1
  2. 2. 18 Install quick closing toilet flappers & flushometer Contact SNWA (702) 862-3734 for more information 19 Regularly monitor automatic toilet flushing systems and faucets on sinks 20 Use reusable coffee cups/glasses, eliminate serving water in individual bottles 21 Post signs encouraging water conservation Contact SNWA (702) 258-7291 for more information 22 Use drought resistance plants $ Contact SNWA (702) 258-7291 for more information 23 Participate in mandatory water restriction times & durations Contact SNWA (702) 862-3734 for more information 24 Repair all defective irrigation lines and sprinkler heads Contact SNWA (702) 862-3734 for more information 25 Limit car/truck washing to authorized "Water Smart Car Wash" partners $ http://www.snwa.com/html/cons_carwash.html 26 Serve water only upon request (Restaurants) Contact SNWA (702) 258-7291 for more information 27 Meet with Club Ride Outreach Coordinator http://www.rtcsouthernnevada.com/club_ride/ 28 Use conference calling or tele-conferencing instead of driving to meetings when possible 29 Install a bike rack and encourage employees to bike to work 30 Set up Recycling bins inside your office 31 Establish a training and reward plan for employee green practices * This is an additional form available on the Green Roots web pages. See Facility Evaluation Form Member ID # Directory designation added (date): 092309CG Weblink updated by: FOR OFFICE USE: Zip Code Contact Phone Contact E-mail Website Contact Person Title Name of Company Address City/State Green Roots is a self-administered and self-audited program. Members that complete the survey will receive Green Roots Business designation in the Chamber's on-line Business Directory. Once you have completed 80% of the applicable items on the Level 1 - The Roots Survey, submit the form via fax at 702.735.0406 or e-mail to lbotiel@lvchamber.com. All surveys will be verified. Please ensure that contact information is complete and legible. Submission Information: Contact Person Page 2