“We did some research and were impressed with the product,” says Szymczak, general manager of Climatemp Service Group. “We had never used any type of alternative fuel or never had any hybrid vehicles in the fleet.”
Green Fleet of the Month: The choice any fleet makes to go green involves many variables.
Yale University is considering applying its self-imposed carbon tax program to its fleet to measure emissions and penalize heavier users, its fleet manager said. Yale launched the program earlier this year to levy charges against several departments.
See how XL Hybrids helped The City of Seattle use hybrid electric ambulances to replace diesel powered, high-utilization medic/aid vans.
XL Hybrids Inc., has introduced a hybrid-electric, low-floor shuttle bus with ARBOC Specialty Vehicles, and the City of Winston-Salem, N.C., has already placed an order.
XL Link is being used by fleet vehicles operated by the City of Boston, Yale University, AmeriPride Services and Maryland’s Montgomery County, XL says.
You may not see it, but transparency in operating practices at the Central Fleet Management Div. in the City of Boston is driving programs that reduce costs and ultimately deliver better services to residents, businesses and visitors.
A green initiative doesn’t have to be about meeting government regulations. It can also save money, and the Atlanta-based construction services company BMC sees a lot of potential in going green.
The 2nd annual Global Cleantech 100 Ones to Watch list highlights a group of upcoming companies that are catching the eye of leading players in the market.