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Fort Collins Utilities is an equal opportunity residential and commercial utility service provider. We do not discriminate in the terms, conditions or provision of services based on race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status or national origin.

Fort Collins Utilities es una empresa proveedora de servicios públicos residenciales y comerciales con igualdad de oportunidad. No discriminamos en los términos, las condiciones o la provisión de servicios en base a raza, color, religión, sexo, discapacidad, estatus familiar o nacionalidad de origen.

Business Environmental Program Series

Free Leading-Edge Environmental Programs from a Business Perspective

Learn about City of Fort Collins services and programs, best practices and new technologies many of which offer conservation and cost-saving opportunities for your business.

This program is being redesigned to better meet our business customers' needs and will not be offered in 2011. Look for other events during the year.

2010 Programs

The Next Wave for Conservation and Sustainability,
Sept. 14

Discover successful business strategies to integrate the environmental, economic and social elements of sustainability. Presenters: Tom Plant, Governor's Energy Office, and Brian Dunbar, Institute for the Built Environment.

Smart Meter Fort Collins, Sept. 28

Learn about plans to install "smart" meters in Fort Collins and the potential implications for homes and businesses in our community. Share the positive changes your business may experience.

Restaurants: A Menu of Cost-Saving and Environmental Choices, Oct. 5

Find out how restaurants can conserve energy and water; reduce, reuse and recycle; and improve water quality. Cost-saving practices and technologies will be discussed.


Beyond the Bin: Advanced Recycling Strategies, Oct. 19

Reach the next level of recycling through organic digestion, waste co-ops, balers, construction debris and alternative cleaning methods.


Greening the Fort, Oct. 26

Bring your comments and feedback to this presentation on Fort Collins' Green Building Program. Hear updates regarding proposed codes and the recognition/incentive program.


Water Smart Landscapes, Nov. 9

Discover how small changes-from efficient watering to Xeriscape-can result in a big water savings for businesses of all sizes and homeowner's associations.


Rx for an Efficient Business, Nov. 16

Explore a wholistic approach to energy and water efficiency by viewing your business as a complex system of employees, customers, facility, profitability and environment.

The afternoon session includes an expo of local businesses interested in helping you create a more efficient business.

Join us for one or both events.