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Please welcome our newest Green Business Partner: Brian’s Auto Repair
FROM BRIAN’S AUTO REPAIR
When something is not right with your vehicle, it can be very stressful, especially if you aren’t familiar with the inner workings of a vehicle and don’t know how to do your own vehicle maintenance and repairs. Brian’s Auto has an A+ Rating with The BBB. So, rest assured you will receive the highest quality repair services from Brian’s Auto Repair. In a way, your vehicle is like an investment, and routine maintenance is the best way to protect this investment for miles of trouble-free driving.
As a green business, Brian’s Auto is making a positive impact on our environment. From an energy standpoint, Brian’s Auto is working on becoming LEED-certified. From LED lighting throughout the shop, including the sign, to efficiency improvements in their air conditioning to a 19-SEER heat pump for the office.
Owner Brian notes, “Other improvements we have made have dramatically reduced air compressor operation, including high-efficiency, lithium-ion, cordless power tools. A new high-efficiency compressor as well.”
Self-contained microbial and biodegradable water-based parts washing system and Hobart high efficiency floor washing system. All commercial circulation fans are high-efficiency, Energy Star-rated. Brian’s Auto recycles everything (metals, cars, cardboard, oil, antifreeze, tires, paper, plastic). The company has updated bathrooms with high-efficiency fixtures, and the business operates on cold water only. Additionally, it uses a reverse-osmosis water cooler to produce pure drinking water without the bottles.
About the Green Business Partnership
The Green Business Partnership is open to all businesses in Sarasota County. Certified Green Business partners operate in an environmentally responsible manner. More than 250 businesses have earned certification. Program certification includes an on-site verification of reduction, reuse and conservation practices in:
- Business operations;
- Solid waste management;
- Recycling; and
- Energy and water consumption.