AUTOMOBILE <br />DEALER PROGRAM<br />Environmentally Responsible Programs that Enhance <br />Reduction, Revenue, and Resul...
America’s Energy Crisis<br />The Solution<br />Toxic Fossil Fuel and Foreign Oil Dependency is Costing Us Our Health, Weal...
RECs As Explained by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency:<br />Energy is generated<br />All energy is co-mingled in t...
A wide range of organizations purchase green power RECs, including: federal, state, and local governments; colleges and un...
Carbonfund.org <br />All ZCA Renewable Energy Certificates are purchased from Carbonfund.org the - nation’s leading enviro...
Are LEED qualified, and Green-e registered.
Are serialized, audited and validated reflecting the name and location of the renewable energy production facility and the...
The low cost of carbon offsetting allows companies to leverage “going green” in their offices, warehouses, manufacturing f...
USA Today Nov 18, 2010<br />GM spending $40 million to offset year's worth of Chevrolet pollution<br />Chevrolet Invests i...
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  1. 1. AUTOMOBILE <br />DEALER PROGRAM<br />Environmentally Responsible Programs that Enhance <br />Reduction, Revenue, and Results<br />
  2. 2. America’s Energy Crisis<br />The Solution<br />Toxic Fossil Fuel and Foreign Oil Dependency is Costing Us Our Health, Wealth and Security!<br />US Energy Growth<br />By Margot Habiby and Frederic Tomesco; Bloomberg Report Sep 14, 2010<br />“Any long-term energy outlook that I’m aware of has continued demand increases for energy demand globally,” said Richard Newell, head of the statistics unit of the Energy Department, which predicts demand will rise 50 percent by 2035.<br />In 2008, the U.S. spent $475 billion on imported oil <br />… over $4.5 trillion since 1970<br />Conservation of Resources and Revenue<br />Save Serious Money With <br />a Business Energy Audit<br />By Elsa Wenzel; PCWorldAug 2, 2010 <br />To shave liabilities off your profit-and-loss statement, aim to slash your power consumption instead of your workforce or the crucial projects that could help your company expand. "By efficiently managing our energy, we have an immediate impact on our bottom line."<br />Carbon Offsets and Renewable Energy Credits <br />By Sandy Graham; Smart Energy Living Magazine<br />Until the past couple of years, carbon offsets and a related tool called Renewable Energy Credits or Certificates were the business of big business.Today, however, the average person can strive to go “carbon neutral” by buying RECs or offsets from what seems to be an ever growing number of retail companies. RECs are aimed strictly at renewable energy sources such as wind and solar, and your purchases help boost this young industry. <br />
  3. 3. RECs As Explained by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency:<br />Energy is generated<br />All energy is co-mingled in the grid<br />Consumers use mingled energy from the grid<br />RECs are purchased as proof that the green energy was produced on the buyers behalf.<br />Reduce What We Can, Offset The Rest! <br />Chart published in the EPA’s: <br />Guide to Purchasing Green Power<br />Certificate Tracking Systems<br />Each REC is serialized, audited and recorded by the regional certificate tracking system. Brokers and aggregators then sell the RECs to government agencies, businesses, and residents, upon which the REC is retired to insure it cannot be sold again. <br />
  4. 4. A wide range of organizations purchase green power RECs, including: federal, state, and local governments; colleges and universities; private and public businesses; nonprofit organizations; and individual consumers. <br />By purchasing green power, these organizations are helping the environment and meeting their own goals, such as financial benefits, public relations benefits, and even national security benefits … <br />REC’s can be utilized to offset properties, products, and events.<br />as published on www.EPA.gov<br />REC’s; Preferred by Industry Leaders<br />The NFL powered the Super Bowl with green energy through the purchase of REC’s for the fifth year in a row!<br />
  5. 5. Carbonfund.org <br />All ZCA Renewable Energy Certificates are purchased from Carbonfund.org the - nation’s leading environmental 501 C (3) not for profits – ZCA is their exclusive broker for residential RECs<br />Only Highest Quality RECs at Low Prices<br />Meets All Government Standards – LEED Qualified<br />All ZCA RECs:<br /><ul><li> qualify for submission on all government RFPs (Request for Proposal).
  6. 6. Are LEED qualified, and Green-e registered.
  7. 7. Are serialized, audited and validated reflecting the name and location of the renewable energy production facility and the date of generation, as well as the date of commencement of operations. They are immediately retired upon purchase to prevent duplicate sales. Like the energy they represent, they are the cleanest offset product on the market today!</li></li></ul><li>Today’s consumers are more aware of environmental impact than ever before, and many of them choose their products and services with an eye toward sustainable alternatives. Going green is a feel-good choice, and an easy way to show your concern for the Earth without sacrificing business growth or quality of service.<br />eCommerce Business Issues: Author Melissa; 7-13-2010<br />Connecting to Your Customers<br />Through Zero Carbon Alliance, our low cost program allows you to take your dealership green with all the rights and ability to market itself as an eco-conscious green energy supporter through the purchase of inexpensive Renewable Energy Certificates, a DOE/EPA approved program that directly supports the growth and development of more clean green renewable energy, and thus reducing toxic fossil fuel consumption and America’s dangerous dependency on foreign oil.<br />
  8. 8. The low cost of carbon offsetting allows companies to leverage “going green” in their offices, warehouses, manufacturing facilities, products, and even events.<br />The MOTO™ W233 Renew delivers the quality you expect from a Motorola device while empowering you to reduce your carbon footprint. Not only is the plastic housing of Renew made from plastics comprised of recycled water bottles and 100 percent recyclable, but it is also the world’s first CarbonFree® Certified phone.<br />Even Aveda’s hairspray contains no alcohol, and although the aerosol might be a contentious point in terms of emissions, the company offsets them by buying carbon offsets. <br />Select premium lines from Mohawk Fine Papers, including Strathmore, are now made carbon neutral … Mohawk will augment its current purchase of 60 million Green-e wind power renewable energy credits used as electric energy offsets, with verified emissions reduction credits.<br />Offsetting Properties, Products & Events<br />Thank you (ZCA) for helping contribute to Truman University’s Inaugural Carbon NeutralPresidential Installation. Sustainability is a simple idea: The ability to “meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs”<br />EL Insights January 28, 2009<br />To ‘Green’ Super Bowl, NFL Buys Renewable Energy (REC) …<br />
  9. 9. USA Today Nov 18, 2010<br />GM spending $40 million to offset year's worth of Chevrolet pollution<br />Chevrolet Invests in Clean Energy Projects Across America Nov. 2010Goal to reduce 8M metric tons of carbon over next few years through energy efficiency and renewable energy projects …<br />DETROIT – Chevrolet announced today that it will invest $40 million in various clean energy projects throughout America with a goal to reduce 8 million metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions. The initiative is based on projects that promote energy savings, renewable energy, responsible use of natural resources and conservation in communities across the United States.<br />Automobile Dealers Participate<br />Milford, OH November 30, 2010 <br />Now is a great time to buy a Chevrolet and in effect reduce carbon emissions at Mike Castrucci Chevrolet of Milford, the number one Chevrolet Dealer in the Cincinnati area. <br />According to Chevrolet, the company “will reduce up to eight metric tons of carbon dioxide … <br />Energy Efficiency Chevrolet expects to invest in various efficiency projects including weatherization and building retrofits. <br />Renewable Energy Chevrolet is also interested in tapping into wind energy. With the use of wind turbines, wind mills, and wind pumps, wind power harnesses the energy of earth’s moving atmosphere and converts it into an alternative energy source. <br />
  10. 10. Through Zero Carbon Alliance your dealership and automobiles are powered by 100% clean green energy, allowing you all the marketing benefits to their customers, shareholders, and employees that they are “eco-responsible, powered by 100% clean green energy”.<br />Your dealership can truly differentiate yourself from the competition, working with Zero Carbon Alliance to green power market the automobiles, and even your events.<br />We are the Stewards to Our Children’s Future …<br />Commemorative plaques for the building; window and automobile certificates and decals proclaiming eco-responsibility, and powered 100% by clean green energy! <br />Next Step - To find out more please contact us at <br />949-250-9200 or GoGreen@zca-us.comto arrange for an appointment with an eco-specialist in your area<br />

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